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  1. Commemorating the Seafarer

    Commemorating the Seafarer [Hardback]

    Barbara Tomlinson (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.00

    Special Price: £20.00

    ISBN: 9781843839705
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    This book discusses memorials - stained glass windows, church, cemetery and public monuments - commemorating British seafarers, shipbuilders and victims of shipwreck from the sixteenth century to the present. Examples have been chosen mainly from ... .... Learn More
  2. Ditherington Mill and the Industrial Revolution

    Ditherington Mill and the Industrial Revolution [Hardback]

    Colum Giles (Editor); Mike Williams (Editor)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £36.00

    ISBN: 9781848021181
    Published by : Historic England
    Ditherington Mill is rightly celebrated as having the first iron-framed building in the world. Its highly innovative structure provided a fireproof environment for industrial processes and is a predecessor of the technologies that today pepper our... .... Learn More
  3. Victims of Irelands Great Famine: The Bioarchaeology of Mass Burials at Kilkenny Union Workhouse

    Victims of Irelands Great Famine: The Bioarchaeology of Mass Burials at Kilkenny Union Workhouse [Hardback]

    Jonny Geber (Author)

    Regular Price: £89.50

    Special Price: £60.00

    ISBN: 9780813061177
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    With one million dead, and just as many forced to emigrate, the Irish Famine (1845-52) is among the worst health calamities in history. In 2006, archaeologists discovered a mass burial containing the remains of nearly 1,000 Kilkenny Union workhous... .... Learn More
  4. Broken Idols of the English Reformation

    Broken Idols of the English Reformation [Hardback]

    Margaret Aston (Author)

    Regular Price: £126.00

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    ISBN: 9780521770187
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Why were so many religious images and objects broken and damaged in the course of the Reformation? Margaret Aston's magisterial new book charts the conflicting imperatives of destruction and rebuilding throughout the English Reformation from the d... .... Learn More
  5. Custom and Commercialisation in English Rural Society

    Custom and Commercialisation in English Rural Society [Hardback]

    J.P. Bowen (Editor); A.T. Brown (Editor)

    Regular Price: £35.00

    Special Price: £25.00

    ISBN: 9781909291447
    Published by : University of Hertfordshire Press
    English rural society underwent fundamental changes between the thirteenth and eighteenth centuries with urbanisation, commercialisation and industrialisation producing new challenges and opportunities for inhabitants of rural communities. However... .... Learn More
  6. Dutch East India Company Shipbuilding: The Archaeological Study of Batavia and Other Seventeenth-Century VOC Ships (Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology Series)

    Dutch East India Company Shipbuilding: The Archaeological Study of Batavia and Other Seventeenth-Century VOC Ships (Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology Series) [Hardback]

    Wendy van Duivenvoorde (Author)

    Regular Price: £88.95

    Special Price: £65.00

    ISBN: 9781623491796
    Published by : Texas A&M University Press
    Eight months into its maiden voyage to the Indies, the Dutch East India Company's Batavia sank on June 4, 1629 on Morning Reef in the Houtman Abrolhos off the western coast of Australia. Wendy van Duivenvoorde's five-year study was aimed at recons... .... Learn More
  7. The Archaeology of Smoking and Tobacco

    The Archaeology of Smoking and Tobacco [Hardback]

    Georgia Fox (Author)

    Regular Price: £73.95

    Special Price: £45.00

    ISBN: 9780813060415
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    Smoking pipes are among the most commonly found artifacts at archaeological sites, affirming the prevalence and longevity of smoking as a cultural practice. Yet there is currently no other study in historical archaeology that interprets tobacco an... .... Learn More
  8. Devons Torre Abbey: Faith Politics and Grand Designs

    Devons Torre Abbey: Faith Politics and Grand Designs [Hardback]

    Michael Rhodes (Author)

    Regular Price: £16.99

    Special Price: £12.00

    ISBN: 9780750962674
    Published by : The History Press
    Torre Abbey is an archaeological site of national importance. Founded in 1196, it became the wealthiest English monastery of the order of Premonstratensian canons. The extent of its survival makes Torre Abbey the best preserved medieval abbey in D... .... Learn More
  9. Shipwrecked in Paradise: Cleopatras Barge in Hawaii

    Shipwrecked in Paradise: Cleopatras Barge in Hawaii [Hardback]

    Paul F. Johnston (Author)

    Regular Price: £41.50

    Special Price: £25.00

    ISBN: 9781623492830
    Published by : Texas A&M University Press
    The first oceangoing yacht ever built in America, Cleopatra's Barge , endured many incarnations over her eight-year life, from Mediterranean pleasure cruiser to a Hawaiian king's personal yacht. The famed ship, at times also a Christian missionary... .... Learn More
  10. Glazed Charm

    Glazed Charm [Hardback]

    Nora de Nas (Editor); de Ree Ger J.M. (Editor); Bert-Jan Baas (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £32.00

    ISBN: 9789089321152
    Published by : SPA Uitgevers
    Tiles form an important part of the great Dutch tradition of tin-glazed earthenware, internationally renowned as ‘Delftware’. The prescence of the right raw materials and manufacturing skills as well as a sufficiently large clientele allowed tile... .... Learn More

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