Heritage and Landscape, Literature, News

National Tree Week: LUP’s Reading List

To celebrate National Tree Week, we've put together a brief reading list of some key titles which explore both the importance of trees and their presence within the natural environment, as well as texts that focus on environmental aesthetics and concerns more widely.

Heritage and Landscape

Oasts and Hop Kilns: An Image Selection by Patrick Grattan

Oasts and Hop Kilns: A History is the first comprehensive account of the 400-year history of hop drying buildings, oasts and hop kilns, unique to England. Pieced together from multiple sources, and richly illustrated, the charm of oasts and hop kilns on the countryside is captured in sketches, diagrams and photos. To celebrate the publication of … Continue reading

Heritage and Landscape

Lincoln’s Quaker Meeting House – combining ancient and modern

Quakers and their Meeting Houses is a highly illustrated and fascinating account of the architecture and historical development of the Quaker meeting house, from the foundation of the movement to the twenty-first century, drawing largely on examples from the UK. Author Chris Skidmore discusses an example of a Quaker Meeting House in Lincoln and the … Continue reading

Heritage and Landscape

England’s Ten Best Co-op Buildings: A Selection by Lynn Pearson

To celebrate the publication of England’s Co-operative Movement, author Lynn Pearson has selected ten of the best co-op buildings from across the country to tell us a little more about.

Heritage and Landscape, News

Announcing Ramsgate, the first publication in the Historic England and Liverpool University Press partnership

Liverpool University Press is pleased to announce the publication of the first book in our partnership with Historic England, Ramsgate: The Town and its Seaside Heritage by Geraint Franklin, with Nick Dermott and Allan Brodie. This attractively-illustrated book casts new light on Ramsgate’s rich maritime and seaside heritage. It charts the resort’s growth – and its colourful … Continue reading