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Medieval European archaeology books

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Hen Domen, Montgomery A Timber Castle on the English-Welsh Border by Robert Higham Hen Domen, Montgomery A Timber Castle on the English-Welsh Border

The motte and bailey castle at Hen Domen, Montgomery was occupied from the late eleventh century until c.1300. Excavations here lasted from 1960 to 1992, and remain the detailed examination of this type of site to date. This volume marks...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/01/2018

The Oxford Handbook of Later Medieval Archaeology in Britain by Christopher (Professor of Medieval Archaeology, Department of Archaeology, Durham University) Gerrard The Oxford Handbook of Later Medieval Archaeology in Britain
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This Handbook provides an overview of the archaeology of the later Middle Ages in Britain between AD 1066 and 1550. Chapters cover topics ranging from later medieval objects, human remains, archaeological science, standing buildings, and sites such as castles and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/01/2018

Scotland in Early Christian Times by Joseph Anderson Scotland in Early Christian Times

This illustrated two-volume 1881 work describes the archaeology, the architecture, and the many surviving artefacts of early Christian Scotland.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/01/2018

The Early Norman Castles of the British Isles by Ella Sophia Armitage The Early Norman Castles of the British Isles

A survey of castle remains, this 1912 book is still an important reference source for the Norman settlement in Britain.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/01/2018

Scotland in Early Christian Times by Joseph Anderson Scotland in Early Christian Times

This illustrated two-volume 1881 work describes the archaeology, the architecture, and the many surviving artefacts of early Christian Scotland.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/01/2018

Caves and Ritual in Medieval Europe by Knut Bergsvik Caves and Ritual in Medieval Europe

Presents an interdisciplinary exploration of the use of caves and rock shelters across Europe during the medieval period for a wide range of religious and spiritual purposes by Christian, Muslim, Pictish and non-denominational communities, at both regional and local levels.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

Los yacimientos olvidados: registro y musealizacion de campos de batalla by Mario Ramirez Galan Los yacimientos olvidados: registro y musealizacion de campos de batalla

This book shows the great potential of Spanish battlefields and their heritage for archaeological study. It suggests Spain could be regarded as a very important country regarding battlefield archaeology.
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/11/2017

Foreigners and Outside Influences in Medieval Norway by Stian Suppersberger Hamre Foreigners and Outside Influences in Medieval Norway

Seven articles discuss different aspects of immigration and foreign influences in medieval Norway, from the viewpoint of different academic disciplines. The book will give the reader an insight into how the population of medieval Norway interacted with the surrounding world,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/10/2017

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Encounters, Excavations and Argosies Essays for Richard Hodges by John Moreland Encounters, Excavations and Argosies Essays for Richard Hodges

Richard Hodges, one of Europe's preeminent archaeologists, has, throughout his career, transformed the way we understand the early Middle Ages; this volume pays tribute to him with a series of reflections on some of the themes and issues which have...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2017

Fishing and Managing the Trent in the Medieval Period (8th-14th century) Excavations at Hemington Quarry (1998-2000), Castle Donington, UK by Lynden P. Cooper, Susan Ripper Fishing and Managing the Trent in the Medieval Period (8th-14th century) Excavations at Hemington Quarry (1998-2000), Castle Donington, UK
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Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

The History and Archaeology of Cathedral Square Peterborough by Stephen Morris The History and Archaeology of Cathedral Square Peterborough

Reports on archaeological work undertaken ahead of an improvement scheme centred on Cathedral Square, the historic centre of Peterborough, by Northamptonshire Archaeology, now MOLA Northampton, commissioned by Opportunity Peterborough (Peterborough City Council).
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Princes of the Church Bishops and Their Palaces by David Rollason Princes of the Church Bishops and Their Palaces

Princes of the Church brings together the latest research exploring the importance of bishops' palaces for social and political history, landscape history, architectural history and archaeology. It is the first book-length study of such sites since Michael Thompson's Medieval Bishops'...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2017

: Medieval Archaeology (2001) An Encyclopedia by Pam  J. Crabtree : Medieval Archaeology (2001) An Encyclopedia

First published in 2001, this is the first reference work to cover the archaeology of medieval Europe. No other reference can claim such comprehensive coverage -- from Ireland to Russia and from Scandinavia to Italy, the archaeology of the entirety...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/05/2017

Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 20 Early Medieval Monasticism in the North Sea Zone: Recent Research and New Perspectives by Thomas Gabor Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 20 Early Medieval Monasticism in the North Sea Zone: Recent Research and New Perspectives

Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 20. Early Medieval Monasticism in the North Sea Zone: Recent Research and New Perspectives edited by Gabor Thomas and Alexandra Knox. ASSAH 20 is based upon the proceedings of an international conference held to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2017

The Archaeology of Kenilworth Castle's Elizabethan Garden Excavation and Investigation 2004-2008 by Stephen Parry, Brian F. Dix, Claire Finn The Archaeology of Kenilworth Castle's Elizabethan Garden Excavation and Investigation 2004-2008
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Reports on archaeologcial excavations at Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire, relating to the Elizabethan garden, as well as medieval remains, later Civil War activity, and more recent land-use.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/04/2017

Coventry's Medieval Suburbs Excavations at Hill Street, Upper Well Street and Far Gosford Street 2003-2007 by Iain Soden, Paul Mason, Danny McAree Coventry's Medieval Suburbs Excavations at Hill Street, Upper Well Street and Far Gosford Street 2003-2007
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Reports the results of 2003-2007 excavations at Hill Street, Upper Well Street and Far Gosford Street, three suburban streets which stood directly outside the city gates of Coventry for much of the medieval period.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/04/2017

Ruins and Castles 2018 Castles of Europe by Alain Gaymard Ruins and Castles 2018 Castles of Europe

The ancient monuments are the witnesses of our past. They call us to discover the history of the country in which they were built. Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits:...
Format: Calendar - Released: 07/04/2017

Cloth Seals: An Illustrated Guide to the Identification of Lead Seals Attached to Cloth by Stuart F. Elton Cloth Seals: An Illustrated Guide to the Identification of Lead Seals Attached to Cloth

This book is intended to be a repository of the salient information currently available on the identification of cloth seals, and a source of new material that extends our understanding of these important indicators of post medieval and early modern...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2017

The Bayeux Tapestry New Approaches by Michael J. Lewis The Bayeux Tapestry New Approaches

The Bayeux Tapestry, perhaps the most famous, yet enigmatic, of medieval artworks, was the subject of an international conference at the British Museum in July 2008. This volume publishes 19 of 26 papers delivered at that conference.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2017

Portuguese Intervention in the Manila Galleon Trade The structure and networks of trade between Asia and America in the 16th and 17th centuries as revealed by Chinese Ceramics and Spanish archives by Etsuko Miyata Portuguese Intervention in the Manila Galleon Trade The structure and networks of trade between Asia and America in the 16th and 17th centuries as revealed by Chinese Ceramics and Spanish archives

In this study of the Portuguese intervention in the Manila Galleon Trade, Etsuko Miyata explores its history through a new approach: the examination of Chinese ceramics.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017

The Lost Dark Age Kingdom of Rheged the Discovery of a Royal Stronghold at Trusty's Hill, Galloway by Ronan Toolis, Christopher R. Bowles The Lost Dark Age Kingdom of Rheged the Discovery of a Royal Stronghold at Trusty's Hill, Galloway
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Presents new archaeological evidence for the presence of a royal stronghold as the heart of the hitherto `lost' Dark Age kingdom of Rheged, that was pre-eminent amongst the kingdoms of the north in the late sixth century AD.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/02/2017

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