General History

Books to explore

  • A Very Dangerous Locality

    Author: Robert Liddiard , David Sims

    Format: Paperback

    This book examines the landscape archaeology of the Second World War on the section of the east coast of England known as the Suffolk Sandlings (the coastal strip from Lowestoft to Felixstowe), an area unusually rich in military archaeology.


  • The Orchards of Eastern England

    Author: Tom Williamson , Gerry Barnes

    Format: Paperback

    Drawing on far-reaching archival research, an extensive survey of surviving orchards and biodiversity surveys, the authors tell the fascinating story of orchards in the east since the late Middle Ages.


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  • New Directions in Local History Since Hoskins

    Editor: Christopher Dyer , Andrew Hopper , Evelyn Lord , Nigel Tringham

    Format: Paperback

    Local history in Britain can trace its origins back to the sixteenth century and before, but it was given inspiration and a new sense of direction in the 1950s and 60s by the work of W.G. Hoskins.

  • The Early Years of Computer Science at the University of Hertfordshire

    Author: Gordon Brand

    Format: Paperback

    The making of a reputation


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  • Trees in England

    Author: Tom Williamson , Gerry Barnes , Toby Pillatt

    Format: Paperback

    The results of an ambitious research project are here shaped into a richly detailed survey of English arboriculture over the last four centuries.

  • Wearmouth and Jarrow

    Author: Sam Turner , Sarah Semple , Alex Turner

    Format: Paperback

    “This is an attractive book which is exceptionally well-illustrated...” Archaeological Journal