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‘To Clapham’s I go’: a mid-late 18th century Cambridge coffeehouse

Thursday 30 October 2014

Craig Cessford will be giving a lecture about his SPMA-funded research to the Cambridge Antiquarian Society on Monday 3 November

Geoff Egan Memorial Lecture 2014

Wednesday 1 October 2014

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Exploring Atlantic Transitions: Archaeologies of Transience and Permanence in New Found Lands

Exploring Atlantic Transitions: Archaeologies of Transience and Permanence in New Found Lands

Edited by Peter Pope and Shannon Lewis-Simpson

Can we approach European expansion to the Americas and elsewhere without colonial triumphalism? A research strategy which automatically treats early establishments overseas as embryonic colonies produces predictable results: in retrospect, some were, some were not. Post-Medieval archaeology has much to contribute to our understanding of the gradual drift of ordinary people - the cast of thousands, anonymous or almost-forgotten behind the famous names of history.

The Post-Medieval Archaeology Journal

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