Oxbow Advent Calendar 2022 – Day 22

Post Medieval

Day 22 of our Oxbow Advent brings us a little closer to the present with our Post-Medieval and Modern selection of books!

Use code ADVENT22 when shopping at Casemate Academic to get 50% off these five books. This code is valid for today only, offer ending midnight.

Manufactured Bodies

The Impact of Industrialisation on London Health

Gaynor Western, Jelena Bekvalac

An attractively presented overview of the results of research on 2,000 skeletons which reveals the impact of the Industrial Revolution on human health in London and beyond.



272 Pages

Lost Lives, New Voices

Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650

Chris Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, Anwen Caffell

Excavation of two mass graves in the center of Durham recovered the remains of Scottish soliders taken at the Battle of Dunbar in 1650 who died in prison in the autumn of that year. Detailed scientific and archaeobiological investigation revealed fascinating details about the men, their childhoods, and later lives while historical and archaeologica



384 Pages

The Long Shadow of World War II

The Legacy of the War and its Impact on Political and Military Thinking since 1945

Matthias Strohn

Experts analyse the impact of World War II on individual countries and regions, and how its legacy continues to shape political and military thinking.



288 Pages

Seventeenth-century Water Gardens and the Birth of Modern Scientific thought in Oxford

The Case of Hanwell Castle

Stephen Wass

Tells the story of the Copes, Baronets of Hanwell Castle, Oxfordshire, and the creation of a water garden that became a crucible for the development of scientific thinking in seventeenth-century Oxford.



240 Pages

My Life as a Replica

St John's Cross, Iona

Sally Foster, Sian Jones

Presents an interdisciplinary composite cultural biography the St John’s Cross on Iona and its copies, exploring networks of relationships between things, people and places.



224 Pages