The Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology

50th Anniversary Issue of ‘Post-Medieval Archaeology’

Monday 25 July 2016

As part of the celebrations for its 50th anniversary, the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology has asked established and emerging scholars to reflect on fifty years of post-medieval and historical archaeology as seen through the pages of our journal. The resulting articles are published in the latest issue of 'Post-Medieval Archaeology' and will be free to download for the next year. 

PMA 50:1 cover

Contents include:

Editorial: ‘The greatest of these is charity’; 50 years of Post-Medieval Archaeology by Alasdair Brooks

A short history of the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology by Harold Mytum

The medieval to early modern transition in a digital age: new developments relevant to the study of domestic buildings by David Caldwell & Catriona Cooper

Globalization and the spread of capitalism: material resonances by Audrey Horning & Eric Schweickart

Cities in the modern world by Peter Davies & Greig Parker

The archaeology of industry; people and places by Marilyn Palmer & Hilary Orange

The post-medieval rural landscape: towards a landscape archaeology? by Jemma Bezant & Kevin Grant

The material culture of the modern world by Mary C. Beaudry & Natascha Mehler

Standing buildings and built heritage by Adrian Green & James Dixon

Where the battle rages: war and conflict in Post-Medieval Archaeology by Natasha Ferguson & Douglas Scott

The contemporary in post-medieval archaeology by Laura McAtackney & Sefryn Penrose

The archaeology of post-medieval death and burial by Layla Renshaw & Natasha Powers

Obituary: Lawrence Butler (1934 – 2014) by Harold Mytum