New releases from University of Hertfordshire Press

Books to explore

  • Communities in Contrast

    Author: Sarah Holland

    Format: Hardback

    This book investigates what a case study of a northern market town and its rural hinterland can tell us about village differentiation, exploring how and why rural communities developed in what was chiefly an industrial region and, notably, how the relationship between town and country influenced rural communities.

    £35 £28

  • The Birmingham Parish Workhouse, 1730–1840

    Author: Chris Upton

    Format: Paperback

    This book is the first attempt to write a history of the workhouse and the ancillary welfare provision for Birmingham, frequently referred to as the ‘Old Poor Law’.

    £16.99 £13.59

  • Tudor and Early Stuart Parks of Hertfordshire

    Author: Anne Rowe

    Format: Paperback

    This meticulously researched book opens a window onto Tudor and early Stuart Hertfordshire and illuminates a significant aspect of the county’s landscape history.

    £18.99 £15.19