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Roman Watermills and Settlement at Ickham, Kent

Hardback, 30/05/2010, £40.00
This is the account of 'rescue' excavations undertaken during gravel quarrying between 1972 and 1974 at Ickham on the Little Stour river in Kent.

Prehistoric and Anglo-Saxon Discoveries on the East Kent Chalklands

Paperback, 31/03/2014, £15.00
This latest volume in Canterbury Archaeological Trust's Occasional Paper series describes discoveries along the route of the Whitfield-Eastry by-pass. An extensive programme of fieldwalking and evaluation investigated a number of sites: two sites were subject to full excavation.

Highstead, near Chislet, Kent: Excavations 1975-1977

Hardback, 01/12/2007, £25.00
In the Foreword, Barry Cunliffe writes: "The publication of the excavation of the multi-period settlement site at Highstead near Chislet is a matter for celebration. Highstead, with its long sequence of occupation spanning the first millennium B.C. and early first millennium A.D.

At the Great Crossroads

Paperback, 01/12/2008, £40.00
The widening of the road between the Monkton and Mount Pleasant roundabouts on the A253 led to the archaeological investigation of a 3km long strip of land between July 1994 and February 1995. Prehistoric discoveries included Neolithic inhumations and pits, well-preserved Beaker graves and ten ring-ditches of late Neolithic and Bronze Age date.

Excavations at Canterbury Castle

Hardback, 01/12/1982, £5.00

Behind the Castle Gate: From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance

Paperback, 30/05/2002, £34.99
Combining ground-breaking scholarship with fascinating narratives, Matthew Johnson's book takes a look at Medieval English castles. It creates a new and exciting focus on how castles were shaped by their inhabitants and vice versa.

Further Correspondence of William Laud

Hardback, 09/02/2018, £70.00
The correspondence of William Laud, archbishop of Canterbury from 1633 to 1645, provides revealing insights into his mind, methods and activities, especially in the 1630s, as he sought to remodel the church and the clerical estate in the three kingdoms.

Religious Politics in Post-Reformation England

Hardback, 21/09/2006, £60.00
New scrutinies of the most important political and religious debates of the post-Reformation period.

Introducing the Medieval Dragon

Paperback, 15/09/2019, £11.99
This book is an introduction written for both the scholar and the interested lay reader. It presents a fascinating topic - the medieval dragon - in an accessible and lucid manner that educates, entertains, and enthrals - exactly as medieval dragons themselves did.

Field of Cloth of Gold

Paperback, 23/06/2020, £12.99

Introducing the Medieval Ass

Paperback, 01/09/2020, £11.99
Introducing the Medieval Ass considers the fascinating ways that medieval people understood the ass, or donkey. A beast of burden and metaphor for human behaviour, medieval authors used the ass's assumed traits - irrationality, humility, stubbornness, sexual perversion - to educate, entertain, and enthral.

The Politics of Social Conflict: The Peak Country, 1520-1770

Paperback, 12/07/2007, £33.99
This book provides an alternative approach to the history of social conflict, popular politics and plebeian culture and has implications for understandings of class identity, popular culture, riot, custom and social relations. Above all, the book challenges the claim that early modern England was a hierarchical, 'pre-class' society.

Faith, Hope and Charity: English Neighbourhoods, 1500-1640

Paperback, 22/10/2020, £22.99
A study of English neighbourhoods based on a rich variety of hitherto largely unstudied sources, engages with the interaction of social ideals and everyday experience in Tudor and early Stuart neighbourhoods with emphasis on popular religion, notions of gender, locality and belonging between 1500 and 1640.

Protestants: The Radicals Who Made the Modern World

Paperback, 22/03/2018, £12.99
On the 500th anniversary of Luther's rebellion, this spectacular global history traces the revolutionary faith that shaped the modern world.

Unbelievers: An Emotional History of Doubt

Hardback, 31/10/2019, £20.00
Why have Western societies that were once overwhelmingly Christian become so secular? Looking to the feelings and faith of ordinary people, the award-winning author of Protestants Alec Ryrie offers a bold new history of atheism.

Being Protestant in Reformation Britain

Paperback, 18/06/2015, £36.49
The first comprehensive account of what it actually meant to live a Protestant life in England and Scotland between 1530 and 1640. The focus is on material reality and the real experience of actual believers, drawn from diaries and other direct testimonies.

The Sorcerer's Tale: Faith and Fraud in Tudor England

Paperback, 02/09/2010, £14.99
A lively history set in sixteenth-century England, detailing the hitherto unknown case of an extraordinary physician, magician, and con-man named Gregory Wisdom - and the London underworld to which he belonged.

The Gospel and Henry VIII: Evangelicals in the Early English Reformation

Paperback, 31/05/2007, £47.99
This book looks at the last years of Henry VIII's life, 1539-47, conventionally seen as a time when the king persecuted Protestants. The book argues that Henry's policies were much more ambiguous, and that it was during these years that English Protestantism's eventual identity was determined.

Worship and the Parish Church in Early Modern Britain

Hardback, 20/02/2013, £130.00
In this volume, ten leading scholars of early modern religion explore the experience of parish worship in England during the Reformation and the century that followed it. Including a variety of disciplinary approaches, the contributors demonstrate how parish worship in this period was of critical theological.

England's Other Countrymen: Black Tudor Society

Paperback, 15/06/2019, £19.99
A radical resetting of Medieval and Early Modern English History, arguing that in Tudor England people had fluidity in their concepts of ethnicity

Archaeological Theory: An Introduction

Paperback, 23/04/2019, £41.00
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