Post-Medieval Archaeology: Europe's leading journal of global historical archaeology

Post-Medieval Archaeology is a bi-annual journal devoted to the study of the material evidence of European society wherever it is found in the world. This fascinating period saw the transition from medieval to industrial society, the foundation of the modern European world on new Renaissance and Reformation values, the shift from collective to individual mentalities, increasing social segregation, new notions of privacy, family, gender and space, global expansion, and revolutions in the modes and scales of production. The journal wishes to foster a multidisciplinary approach to the past, exploiting material, textual, iconographic and scientific evidence, and to engage in the latest theoretical debates.

Post-Medieval Archaeology is an international journal, covering a range of subjects, which illustrates the increasingly broad scope of post-medieval archaeology today, including pottery, glass, metalwork, fortifications, vernacular architecture, landscape studies and industrial archaeology.

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Latest articles

Volume 49 (2)

Risky business: historical archaeology of the Dutch salt enterprise on La Tortuga Island, Venezuela (1624–38)
Andrzej Antczak, vol. 49 (2): 189-219
Institutional non-correspondence: materiality and ideology in the mental institutions of New South Wales
Peta Longhurst, vol. 49 (2): 220-237
Development of the former Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, 1770–1900
Nigel Jeffries, vol. 49 (2): 238-268
Pigments from the Zuiddorp (Zuytdorp) ship sculpture: red, white and blue?
Wendy van Duivenvoorde, vol. 49 (2): 274-297
Heating the house. An archaeological and archaeometrical investigation into the tile-stoves of late-medieval Flanders, Belgium (14–17th centuries)
Kaatje De Langhe, vol. 49 (2): 291-312
The excavation of 19th-century back-to-back housing and courts and the Kenyon Cutlery Works at the site of the Stephenson Blake-Type Foundry, Upper Allen Street, Kenyon Alley and Edward Street, Sheffield
Fiona Wooler, vol. 49 (2): 321-342
Report of the Portable Antiquities Scheme 2014
Michael Lewis, vol. 49 (2): 334-346
A chronological guide to embossed Lipton Tea tins
Robin O. Mills, vol. 49 (2): 347-357

Volume 49 (1)

The Geoff Egan Memorial Lecture 2013 Taking up the glove: finds, uses and meanings of gloves, mittens and gauntlets in western Europe, c. AD 1300–1700
ANNEMARIEKE WILLEMSEN, vol. 49 (1): 1-36
A local response to a wider situation: the archaeology of the clan stronghold of Dùn Èistean, Isle of Lewis
RACHEL C. BARROWMAN, vol. 49 (1): 37-56
‘China-ware in the skies’: overlapping identities in the ornamental use of plates in Uruguay
DANIEL SCHÁVELZON, vol. 49 (1): 57-71
‘Success to the Dobson’: commemorative artefacts depicting 18th-century British slave ships
JANE WEBSTER, vol. 49 (1): 72-98
Cornish tin-streamers and the Australian gold rush: technology transfer in alluvial mining
SUSAN LAWRENCE, vol. 49 (1): 99-113
Small change: economics and coin-trees in Britain and Ireland
CERI HOULBROOK, vol. 49 (1): 114-130
Mid 17th- and 19th-century English wine bottles with seals in London’s archaeological collections
NIGEL JEFFRIES, vol. 49 (1): 131-155
A mansion for the mad: an archaeology of Brooke House, Hackney
CHARLOTTE NEWMAN, vol. 49 (1): 156-174
More data, please: comments on Eric Schweickart’s ‘Ideologies of consumption: colonialism and the commodification of goods in 18th-century Virginian and Lowland Scottish rural households’
CARTER L. HUDGINS, vol. 49 (1): 175-181
Kinrande porcelain from Spanish colonial trade networks
LINDA ROSENFELD POMPER, vol. 49 (1): 182-188

Volume 48 (3)

Post-medieval fieldwork in Britain, Ireland and the Channel Islands in 2013
STEPHANIE OSTRICH, vol. 48 (3): 441-515
vol. 48 (3): 516-533