London and beyond: Essays in honour of Derek Keene

Edited by Matthew Davies and James A. Galloway
28 August 2012
234 × 156 × 22 mm
392 pp
Hardback: 978-1-905165-70-4
PDF: 978-1-909646-44-5
This volume contains selected papers from a major conference held in October 2008 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the setting up of the Centre for Metropolitan History at the IHR, and the contribution of Professor Derek Keene to the Centre, the IHR and the wider world of scholarship.
'One of the pioneer volumes in the handsomely produced new Institute of Historical Research Conference series, this book serves as a fitting tribute to one of the most influential urban historians of our time.' - Ian Archer, Urban History, May 2013.
  • 1. Feeding another city: provisioning Dublin in the later middle ages
    Margaret Murphy
  • 2. Did peasants need markets and towns? The experience of late medieval England
    Christopher Dyer
  • 3. The proliferation of markets revisited
    Richard Britnell
  • 4. ‘Tempests of weather and great abundance of water’: the flooding of the Barking marshes in the later middle ages
    James A. Galloway
  • 5. A taste for the Orient? Cosmopolitan demand for ‘exotic’ durable consumables in late medieval Bruges
    Peter Stabel
  • 6. Hartlib’s world
    Rob Ilie
  • 7. Hiding in the forest … The Gilberts’ rural scientific instrument manufactory
    Anita McConnell
  • 8. Houses and households in Cheapside, c.Œ1500-1550
    Vanessa Harding
  • 9. ‘The poore lost a good Frend and the parish a good Neighbour’: the lives of the poor and their supporters in London’s eastern suburb, c.1583Œ-c.1679
    Philip Baker and Mark Merry
  • 10. Between sea and city: portable communities in late medieval London and Bruges
    Erik Spindler
  • 11. The kindness of strangers: charitable giving in the community of the Dutch Church, Austin Friars, in the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
    Catherine Wright
  • 12. Londoners and the court of common pleas in the fifteenth century
    Matthew Frank Stevens
  • A bibliography of the published writings of Derek Keene