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  • Eyewitness Travel Family Guide Londonby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2014; US$ 25.00

    Eyewitness Travel Family Guide London offers you the best things to see and do on a family vacation in London, from visiting magnificent sights such as St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey to exploring the treasures housed in the National Gallery and Buckingham Palace, and brings those places alive for children with fun facts, quizzes, and... more...

  • Doverby Vera I Evison

    English Heritage Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17

    The Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Buckland, Dover, was discovered when a new housing estate was being constructed in 1951. It was excavated by Professor Evison between 1951 and 1953. The cemetery of some 170 graves dates from the late fifth to the middle of the eighth century. Professor Evison?s expertise in the study of glass, jewellery and weapons ensures... more...

  • Fenland Surveyby David Hall; John Coles

    English Heritage Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17

    Archaeological surveys of the Fenland of eastern England were initiated in the 1930s after it became clear that centuries of drainage and cultivation had seriously reduced the archaeological deposits. These studies were among the first to take a multi-disciplinary aproach to archaeological work, and continued with new work in the 1980s when intensive... more...

  • The Norwich Plaque Guideby Michael Chandler

    The History Press 2014; US$ 4.36

    The Norwich Plaque Guide includes handy maps and photographs, this illustrated guide tells the story behind the many and varied plaques to be found adorning buildings, monuments and statues around the city of Norwich. This is a unique publication, featuring the lives of the amazing Norwich men and women whose contributions to the arts and the sciences,... more...

  • The Hull Book of Daysby Susanna O'Neill

    The History Press 2014; US$ 4.36

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Hull Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, amusing and important events and facts from different period in the history of the city. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults of Hull's... more...

  • Circled with Stoneby Mark Stoyle

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    The city of Exeter was one of the great provincial capitals of early modern England. From the accession of Henry VII to the eve of the Civil War, Exeter consistently ranked among the five or six most populous English provincial cities, with a population which steadily increased from around 8,000 in 1525 to perhaps as many as 12,000 by 1642. Ruled by... more...

  • Making a Christian Landscapeby Sam Turner

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    Making a Christian Landscape is an important new interpretation of early medieval patterns of landscape development. From the rocky isolation of the Cornish coast to the rolling hills of Devon, from the marshy Somerset Levels to the chalk downlands of eastern Wiltshire and the gentler clay vales of north Wiltshire and Dorset, the countryside of south-west... more...

  • Midnight?s Descendants: South Asia from Partition to the Present Dayby John Keay

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    The first modern history of all South Asia?s peoples. more...

  • The River Hambleby David Chun

    The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94

    The Hamble rises at Bishop's Waltham in Hampshire and flows into Southampton Water. It is a relatively small river but it has an interesting and varied history. Above Botley the Hamble powered a number of mills, and in the seventeenth century plans to make that section navigable were contemplated. The tidal river below Botley has served as an important... more...

  • Londonby Robert K. Batchelor

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    If one had looked for a potential global city in Europe in the 1540s, the most likely candidate would have been Antwerp, which had emerged as the center of the German and Spanish silver exchange as well as the Portuguese spice and Spanish sugar trades. It almost certainly would not have been London, an unassuming hub of the wool and cloth trade with... more...