Landscape History

Books to explore

  • Histories of People and Landscape

    Editor: Richard W. Hoyle

    Format: Paperback

    Essays on the Sheffield region in memory of David Hey

    Price:
    £18.99 £15.19 (free p&p)

  • Princely Ambition

    Author: Craig Owen Jones

    Format: Paperback

    Ideology, castle-building and landscape in Gwynedd, 1194–1283

    Price:
    £16.99/$33.95

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  • Saving the People's Forest

    Author: Mark Gorman

    Format: Paperback

    Open spaces, enclosure and popular protest in mid-Victorian London

    Price:
    £16.99 £13.59 (free p&p)

  • 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.

    Price:
    £16.99 £13.59 (free p&p)

  • A Lost Frontier Revealed

    Author: Alan Fox

    Format: Paperback

    Regional separation in the East Midlands.

    Price:
    £18.99 £15.19 (free p&p)

  • 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.

    Price:
    £20 £16.00 (free p&p)

  • Assembling Enclosure

    Author: Ronan O'Donnell

    Format: Paperback

    Transformations in the rural landscape of post-medieval north-east England.

    Price:
    £14.99 £11.99 (free p&p)

  • Deserted Villages Revisited

    Editor: Christopher Dyer , Richard Jones

    Format: Ebook

    Ten leading experts come together to revisit deserted villages, and reveal much new evidence and new thinking about these fascinating sites.

  • Farmers, Consumers, Innovators

    Editor: Richard Jones , Christopher Dyer

    Format: Paperback

    Joan Thirsk was the leading English agrarian historian of the late 20th century. This book is based on a conference held in her honour that was intended not to look back but rather to identify her relevance for historians now, and to present new work influenced and inspired by her.

    Price:
    £16.99 £13.59 (free p&p)

  • From the Deer to the Fox

    Author: Mandy de Belin

    Format: Paperback

    “This meticulously researched and much-needed study explores the shift from deer- to fox-hunting from the early seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth century and its effects on the landscape of Northamptonshire.” Amanda Richardson, Landscape History

    Price:
    £14.99 £11.99 (free p&p)

  • Gardens and Green Spaces in the West Midlands since 1700

    Editor: Malcolm Dick , Elaine Mitchell

    Format: Paperback

    With maps, plans and illustrations, this is a volume of important scholarship that places the West Midlands at the heart of landscape history

    Price:
    £16.99 £13.59 (free p&p)

  • Hertfordshire

    Author: Anne Rowe , Tom Williamson

    Format: Paperback

    Lavishly illustrated with maps and photographs, this authoritative work will be invaluable reading for all those with an interest in the history, archaeology, and natural history of this fascinating county.

    Price:
    £18.99 £14.24 (free p&p)

  • Hertfordshire Garden History - Volume 2

    Editor: Deborah Spring

    Format: Paperback

    “This is thorough, well-illustrated with archive pictures, and of interest to readers way beyond Hertfordshire's boundaries.” Historic Gardens Foundation Newsletter

    Price:
    £16.99 £12.74 (free p&p)

  • Humphry Repton in Hertfordshire

    Editor: Susan Flood , Tom Williamson

    Format: Hardback

    Presents complete transcriptions of all the key documents relating to Repton's activities, including the full text of seven Red Books.

    Price:
    £25 £18.75 (free p&p)

  • Landscapes Decoded

    Author: Susan Oosthuizen

    The origin and development of Cambridgeshire's medieval fields

  • Medieval Parks of Hertfordshire

    Author: Anne Rowe

    Format: Paperback

    “There is something in Rowe's book for everyone, from those interested in the history of the county, or of parks generally, to those requiring methodological templates for their own local studies.” Amanda Richardson, Landscape History

    Price:
    £18.99 £14.24 (free p&p)

  • Parks in Hertfordshire since 1500

    Author: Hugh Prince

    Format: Paperback

    In this authoritative history of Hertfordshire's great parks, Dr Hugh Prince considers the cultural, political and economic influences on their changing fortunes over the past 500 years.

    Price:
    £18.99 £14.24 (free p&p)

  • Peasant Perspectives on the Medieval Landscape

    Author: Susan Kilby

    Format: Paperback

    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.

    Price:
    £18.99 £15.19 (free p&p)

  • Rethinking Ancient Woodland

    Author: Tom Williamson , Gerry Barnes

    Format: Paperback

    This important volume will be essential reading for all those interested in the history of the English countryside, nature conservation and environmental history.

  • The Origins of Hertfordshire

    Author: Tom Williamson

    Format: Paperback

    Greatly expanded and extensively revised, this book examines the history of Hertfordshire from late prehistoric times to the thirteenth century.

  • The World of the Small Farmer

    Author: Patricia Croot

    Format: Paperback

    This detailed and original study of early-modern agrarian society in the Somerset Levels examines the small landholders in a group of sixteen contiguous parishes in the area known as Brent Marsh.

    Price:
    £18.99 £15.19 (free p&p)

  • 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.

    Price:
    £16.99 £13.59 (free p&p)

  • 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.

    Price:
    £18.99 £14.24 (free p&p)

  • Wearmouth and Jarrow

    Author: Sam Turner , Sarah Semple , Alex Turner

    Format: Paperback

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

    Price:
    £20 £16.00 (free p&p)