Heritage and Landscape, History

The Staffordshire Hoard in ten objects: a selection by Chris Fern and Jenni Butterworth

Warrior Treasure: The Staffordshire Hoard in Anglo-Saxon England is an accessible account of the Staffordshire Hoard research project and its findings. It tells of the discovery of the Hoard, the fundraising campaign to save it for the nation, and the scientific methods used to study it. To celebrate the publication of this book, authors Chris … Continue reading

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, 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

Heritage and Landscape

A History of England in 100 Places: a selection by Philip Wilkinson

A History of England in 100 Places: Irreplaceable is a unique history of England chosen and told by the people who live there. This Historic England book makes a great gift, and is currently 50% off in our winter sale. To celebrate this, author Philip Wilkinson has selected one place from each of the ten sections … Continue reading