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

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 60.00

    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...

  • Aftermathby John Schofield

    Springer 2009; US$ 49.99

    Conflict and Battlefield Archaeology is a growing and important field in archaeology, with implications on the state of the world: how humanity has prepared for, reacted to, and dealt with the consequences of conflict at a national and international level. This title offers an important overview to research in this field. 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 2013; US$ 680.00

    Laytime and Demurrage is an indispensable book for those new to laytime and demurrage as well as anyone who needs a more in-depth analysis. It is considered to be the main source of authority on all issues to do with laytime and demurrage. This book deals with all aspects of laytime, demurrage and detention, tracing the development of the law from... more...

  • Who Needs Experts?by John Schofield

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Taking the significant Faro Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society (Council of Europe 2005) as it’s starting point, this book presents pragmatic views on the rise of the local and the everyday within cultural heritage discourse and it examines ways in which authorised or 'expert' views of heritage can be challenged. It... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • After Modernityby Rodney Harrison; John Schofield

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 35.99

    This book summarizes archaeological approaches to the contemporary past, and suggests a new agenda for the archaeology of late modern societies. The principal focus is the archaeology of developed, de-industrialized societies during the second half of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first. This period encompasses the end of the... more...