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Forthcoming Books

  1. Britain and the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic

    A Dark Epilogue

    By Niall Johnson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Between August 1918 and March 1919 a flu pandemic spread across the globe and in just under a year 40 million people had died from the virus worldwide. This is the first book to provide a total history and seriously analyze the British experiences during that time.The book provides the most...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Reginald McKenna

    Financier among Statesmen, 1863–1916

    By Martin Farr

    Series: British Politics and Society

    Reginald McKenna has never been the subject of scholarly attention. This was partly due to his own preference for appearing at the periphery of events even when ostensibly at the centre, and the absence of a significant collection of private papers. This new book redresses the neglect of this...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Prehistoric Settlement of Britain

    By Richard Bradley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This study, first published in 1978, explores the evidence for pre-Roman settlement in Britain. Four aspects of the prehistoric economy are described by the author – colonisation and clearance; arable and pastoral farming; transhumance and nomadism; and hunting, gathering and fishing. These aspects...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Neolithic Britain

    New Stone Age sites of England, Scotland and Wales

    By Rodney Castleden

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    The climax of the Stone Age in Britain, the Neolithic period (4700-2000BC), was a period of startling achievement. The British Isles are rich in Neolithic sites, which give us evidence of a complex and surprisingly developed archaic society. The author surveys 1100 secular and ceremonial sites in...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Prehistoric and Early Wales

    Edited by I. Ll. Foster, Glyn Daniel

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This volume is based on lectures given when the British Summer School of Archaeology was held at Bangor in August 1959. It is a summary account of current knowledge then about ancient Wales written for archaeologists, historians and others, covering the Old Stone Age, Neolithic Wales, the Bronze...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Ancient Burial-mounds of England

    By L.V. Grinsell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    First published in 1936 and rewritten in 1953, this book embodies the results of the author’s extensive researches and fieldwork. Part one considers types of barrows and dating, their building and the cult of the dead from Palaeolithic to Saxon times. A chapter is dedicated to maps and another to...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Iron Age in Lowland Britain

    By D.W. Harding

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book was written at a time when the older conventional diffusionist view of prehistory, largely associated with the work of V. Gordon Childe, was under rigorous scrutiny from British prehistorians, who still nevertheless regarded the ‘Arras’ culture of eastern Yorkshire and the ‘Belgic’...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Lower and Middle Palaeolithic Periods in Britain

    By Derek A. Roe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book deals with the earliest period of human settlement in Britain, proposing a series of archaeological stages for the Lower and Middle Palaeolithic periods. An introduction on the problems and methods of studying the Palaeolithic and Pleistocene periods leads into the technical argument, a...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Archaeology of Medieval England and Wales

    By John Steane

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    In the preceding 25 years to this book’s publication in 1985 there was an extensive and unprecedented burst of archaeological activity in evidence from below-ground deposits, above-ground structures, and artefacts. During the boom of the late 1960s and 1970s, which led to go much central town...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Archaeology and Place-Names and History

    An Essay on Problems of Co-ordination

    By F.T. Wainwright

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    In the period A.D. 400-1100, perhaps more than in any other, it is necessary to bring together the results of historical, archaeological and place-name studies. Each provides information that is either badly preserved or not preserved at all in the other two, but it is not always realised how great...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge