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  • Aftermathby John Schofield

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 59.99

    Conflict and Battlefield Archaeology is a growing and important topic within archaeology. Written by one of the field?s most prominent scholars, this book offers an important overview to research in the field and explores potential future developments. more...

  • Cromwell to Cromwellby John Schofield

    The History Press 2011; US$ 18.94

    The English reformers of the 1530s, with Thomas Cromwell at their head, continued to have a strong belief in kingly rule and authority, in contrast to their radical approach to the power of the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church. Resisting the king was tantamount to resisting God in their eyes, and even on a matter of conscience the will of the king... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Thomas Cromwellby John Schofield

    The History Press 2011; US$ 18.94

    Thomas Cromwell rose from very humble beginnings to become Henry VIII's chief minister, his right-hand man during the English Reformation. He wielded enormous power while he retained the king's favour, but the failure of Henry's marriage to Anne of Cleves, which Cromwell had arranged, led to his swift downfall and execution. John Schofield's biography... more...

  • Martin Lutherby John Schofield

    The History Press 2011; US$ 23.32

    Martin Luther was so troubled by the sale of indulgences (pardons for sins granted by the Pope) that, in 1517, he nailed ninety-five theses to the doors of the church and the castle at Wittenberg. This act began one of the most momentous periods of change in history: the Reformation. So much has been written on Luther that anyone with no prior knowledge... more...

  • Great Excavationsby John Schofield

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 36.00

    Great excavations inspire and capture the imagination of both the public and archaeologists alike; sites like Danebury, Sutton Hoo, Maiden Castle, Mucking and York conjure images of great discoveries and leaps in knowledge. But what was it like to participate in these excavations? What is the story of these projects, and what made them great? This... more...

  • London, 1100-1600by John Schofield

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 45.00

    This book, written by an archaeologist who has been at the centre of this study since 1974, will summarise the main findings and new suggestions about the development of the City, its ups and downs through the Black Death and the Dissolution of the Monasteries; its place in Europe as a capital city with great architecture and relations with many other... more...

  • Laytime and Demurrageby John Schofield

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 720.00

    Laytime and Demurrage is the leading authority for all queries pertaining to this vital aspect of maritime law. It has continued to offer reliable, authoritative, and in-depth analysis since the first edition published in 1986. Praised for its unrivalled coverage and lucid writing style, this book provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects... more...

  • Who Needs Experts?by John Schofield

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Taking the significant Faro Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society (Council of Europe 2005) as its starting point, this book presents pragmatic views on the rise of the local and the everyday within cultural heritage discourse. Bringing together a range of case studies within a broad geographic context, it examines ways in which authorised... more...

  • After Modernityby Rodney Harrison; John Schofield

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    Rodney Harrison and John Schofield explore how archaeology can inform the study of our own society and other late-modern societies through detailed case studies and a summary of the existing literature. They draw together cross-disciplinary perspectives, and develop a new agenda for the study of the materiality of contemporary societies. more...

  • Famine, Disease and the Social Order in Early Modern Societyby John Walter; Roger Schofield

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 60.00 US$ 49.20

    Although Western societies cannot escape from images of famine in the present world, their direct experience of widespread hunger has receded into the past. England was one of the very first countries to escape from the shadow of famine; in this volume a team of distinguished economic, social and demographic historians analyses why. Focusing on England... more...