New releases from University of Hertfordshire Press

Books to explore

  • Passing Through

    Author: Fabian Hiscock

    Format: Paperback

    Fabian Hiscock considers the dramatic technological and economic changes of the last decade of the eighteenth century as it played out in western Hertfordshire, focusing in particular on just one of the many innovations of the time: the Grand Junction Canal, created to connect the Midlands with London.

    £16.99 £12.74 (free p&p)

  • Peasant Perspectives on the Medieval Landscape

    Author: Susan Kilby

    Format: Hardback

    This compelling new study forms part of a new wave of scholarship on the medieval rural environment in which the focus moves beyond purely socio-economic concerns to incorporate the lived experience of peasants.

    £35 £28.00 (free p&p)

  • Shaping the Past

    Editor: Evelyn Lord , Nicholas R. Amor

    Format: Hardback

    The essays in this Festschrift are offered as a token of esteem and affection by colleagues, friends and students of David Dymond. They consist of new research on aspects of local history from the medieval period to the twentieth century, with a particular focus on Eastern England.