Blick Mead featured on BBC programme this Friday

Could a road tunnel at Stonehenge destroy the archaeological site? Blick Mead will feature on the BBC programme Inside Out West on Friday 31 March. For more information, please follow the link here. For more information about Peter Lang’s Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic series, please click here.  

Latest news on Blick Mead from Peter Lang series editor David Jacques

Peter Lang series editor David Jacques and colleagues have published a new article on their discoveries at Blick Mead near Stonehenge in Current Archaeology (Issue 324). Click here to read the article. For information about his series co-edited with Graeme Davis, Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic, click here.

Blick Mead in the news

Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic series editor David Jacques is interviewed in the latest articles about Blick Mead and the planned tunnel that threatens this pre-Stonehenge site. Read about it in the Sunday Times here.        

Showcase Britain published

Showcase Britain explores the diverse aspects of British participation in the Vienna World Exhibition (Weltausstellung) of 1873. The exhibition covered a vast spectrum of human endeavour and achievement. The British involvement encompassed not only the national submission but also the British individuals who visited and contributed to the displays. The book offers a snapshot of … Continue reading

The Seventh Earl Beauchamp published

The 7th Earl Beauchamp was a prominent figure in English public life in the years 1900–30, but his career ended in scandal. He was barred from English soil, his reputation was destroyed and his papers were withheld from public view. In this book, Peter Raina uses previously unreleased documents to reassess Beauchamp’s life and legacy. … Continue reading

Occupying Space in Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Ireland published

This collection offers a range of interdisciplinary viewpoints on the occupation of space and theories of place in Britain and Ireland throughout the medieval and early modern periods. It considers space in both its physical and abstract sense, exploring literature, history, art, manuscript studies, religion, geography and archaeology. The buildings and ruins still occupying our … Continue reading

New book series: Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic

We welcome proposals for the book series: Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic Edited by Graeme Davis and David Jacques Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic presents the results of fieldwork and excavation as well as works of interpretation from all perspectives on the British Neolithic revolution. Archaeological methodology is augmented where appropriate … Continue reading

New publication: A Class Apart

The military man has long been one of literature’s archetypal figures. Using a comparative framework, this book traces the transformation of the military man in eighteenth-century British and French literature as this figure moved from noble warrior to nationalised professional in response to changes within the military structure, the role of empire and the impact … Continue reading

The Men with Broken Faces published

Facially wounded servicemen were perhaps the ultimate victims of the First World War. They became walking reminders of the conflict and their experiences reveal the impact of the war not only on the combatants but also on European societies at large. This book explores for the first time the individual and collective significance of facially … Continue reading

Mesolithic eco-home near Stonehenge in the news

The Mesolithic eco-home near Stonehenge excavated by Peter Lang series editor David Jacques is in the news. In The Times: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article4600803.ece In the Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/oct/29/archaeologists-discover-mesolithic-eco-home-near-stonehenge On the BBC website: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-wiltshire-34659000 In the Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3293845/Stone-Age-house-built-hollow-tree-discovered-near-Stonehenge.html We welcome proposals for the book series: Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic Edited by Graeme Davis and David … Continue reading

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