Oxbow Advent Calendar 2022 – Day 14

Medieval History

Time to get positively Medieval with our Oxbow Advent Day 14 reveal!

Use code ADVENT14 when shopping at Casemate Academic to get 50% off these five books. This code is valid for today only, offer ending midnight.

Medieval Bridges of Southern England

100 Bridges, 1000 Years

Marshall G. Hall

Organized into a series of short tours, this book describes and discusses the history of a selection of the best surviving medieval river bridges in southern England.



304 Pages

Caves and Ritual in Medieval Europe, AD 500-1500

Knut Andreas Bergsvik, Marion Dowd

Presents an interdisciplinary exploration of the use of caves and rock shelters across Europe during the medieval period for a wide range of religious and spiritual purposes by Christian, Muslim, Pictish and non-denominational communities, at both regional and local levels.



324 Pages

Surveying the Domesday Book

Simon Keith

Presents an innovative analysis of the Domesday Book from the perspective of a surveyor, arguing that it represents a revaluation of the hidage assessment system but was never used to collect tax directly.



168 Pages

Everyday Life in Viking-Age Towns

Social Approaches to Towns in England and Ireland, c. 800-1100

Letty ten Harkel, D. M. Hadley

The thirteen chapters in this book bring together the current state of knowledge about Viking-Age towns (c. 800–1100) from both sides of the Irish Sea, focusing on everyday life in and around these emerging settlements. What was it really like to grow up, live, and die in these towns?



272 Pages

Highhays, Kilkenny

A Medieval Pottery Production Centre in South-East Ireland

Emma Devine, Cóilín Ó Drisceoil

Comprehensive account of the 14th-century pottery-making site at Kilkenny, its ceramic outputs, firing technology and the cultural and social background of potters in medieval Ireland.



368 Pages