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

Art, Enlightenment, History, Jewish Studies

Ancient Objects Spotlight: Reading List

This reading list showcases a collection of books that explore the importance of Ancient objects and the roles they played within their respective societies. As a part of this celebration throughout April we are offering 30% off selected eBook and print books on the Liverpool University Press website with the code ANCIENT30.

History, News

Liverpool University Press announces new Viking Studies series

Liverpool University Press is delighted to announce a new series Viking Europe: Connections and Culture in the Early Medieval World, led by series editors Steve Ashby (York), Clare Downham (Liverpool), Ann Zanette Tsigaridas Glørstad (Oslo), and Stephen Harrison (Glasgow). The series will focus on new archaeological and historical research into the Viking World. It will … Continue reading

History

Translating ‘Pearl’?

This month we published a new edition of the fourteenth-century poem Pearl, edited and translated by Thorlac Turville-Petre. Pearl concerns a father’s grief for the death of his infant daughter, whom he then meets in a dream. She attempts to bring him to an understanding of the place of death in the divine plan. This … Continue reading

History, Political History

Solidarity and suspicion: Irish Catholic and Jewish radical politics in East London

This piece was originally posted on the Society for the Study of Labour History blog. Irish and Jewish migrants in East London proved to be fertile ground for the growth of the mass unionisation of unskilled labour, says Dr Daniel Renshaw, author of Socialism and the Diasporic ‘Other’: A comparative study of Irish Catholic and … Continue reading