co-edited with Jeroen Bouwmeester
(Leiden: Sidestone, 2020)
Twelve case studies exploring the method and practice of development-driven urban archaeology. Case studies and thematic issues are discussed from Lithuania, the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Israel. The first publication of the European Association of Archaeologists' Urban Archaeology Community, this book emerged from discussions at EAA conferences in Maastricht (2017) and Barcelona (2018).
"An insightful read, and one that will doubtless influence the way archaeology takes place in urban centres in the future" - Current World Archaeology
A dynasty of Catholic industrialists in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England
(Oxford: Archaeopress, 2018)
The Ironbridge Gorge is an iconic industrial landscape, presented as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and so part of a national story of heroic Protestant individualism. However this is not true: this industrial landscape was actually created by an entrepreneurial Catholic dynasty over 200 years before the Iron Bridge was built. This book describes how an increasingly persecuted family created one of England's largest and most advanced iron- and steelmaking centres during the 16th and 17th centuries.
"An important study that goes a long way to challenge the traditional narrative of English industrialisation" - British Catholic History
Later Historical Archaeology in Britain and Denmark
Co-edited with Henrik Harnow, Lene Høst Madsen and David Cranstone.
(Odense: South Denmark University Press, 2012).
A wide-ranging selection of 23 papers exploring theoretical, methodological and policy approaches to understanding, conserving and interpreting later historical archaeology (after 1500 CE) in the UK and Denmark. Including a comprehensive overview of the development of the discipline in both countries, in the context of archaeological professional practice.
"As a sign of a developing awareness of the European dimension to British post-medieval archaeology, this is one of the most explicit to date, and it should be welcomed" - Archaeological Journal
A Heritage Handbook
Co-authored with John Schofield and John Carman
(New York: Springer, 2011).
A unique ‘user guide’ to practicing archaeology and working in the cultural heritage sector within the diverse settings of Great Britain. Presented in an accessible style, this book was written specifically as a sourcebook for budding archaeologists and other heritage practitioners, while providing useful context and information for those working elsewhere in the heritage sector.
Co-edited with Roger White and Marilyn Palmer
(Oxford: British Archaeological Reports, 2010)
A selection of 22 papers some of which were presented at a conference in 2009 to mark the 300th anniversary of Abraham Darby's success with coke-smelted iron. Papers include original research, as well as overviews of industrial heritage conservation and investigation projects from the UK, Germany, France, Spain and the United States.
Co-edited with Eleanor Blakelock and Sarah Paynter
(Historical Metallurgy Volume 48, 2014)
A collection of 11 papers on the archaeology of iron smelting and iron working, partly from a conference held at the University of Bradford with some additional papers. Published as a special issue of the Historical Metallurgy Society's peer-reviewed journal Historical Metallurgy. Topics cover a wide range of techniques and processes, including both field- and laboratory-based archaeometallurgical investigation and analysis, drawn from projects in Europe and Africa.
cultural heritage • archaeology • landscape • environment