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Nonhuman voices in Anglo-Saxon literature and material culture

by James Paz

Nonhuman voices in Anglo-Saxon literature and material culture uncovers the voice and agency possessed by nonhuman things across Anglo-Saxon literature and material culture. It makes a new contribution to 'thing...

Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation

by Mark A. Lamport, Martin E. Marty & Bruce Gordon

The Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation is a comprehensive global study of the life and work of Martin Luther and the movements that followed him—in history and through today. Organized by a...

So Great a Light, So Great a Smoke

by Louisa A. Burnham

In So Great a Light, So Great a Smoke, Louisa A. Burnham takes us inside the world of a little-known heretical group in the south of France in the early fourteenth century. The Beguins were a small sect of...

The Journal of William de Rubruck

by William de Rubruck & William Woodville Rockhill (Translator)

The Journal of William de Rubruck: Account of the Mongols. William of Rubruck (1220-1293) was a Flemish Franciscan missionary and explorer. His account is one of the masterpieces of medieval geographical literature...

Electing the Pope in Early Modern Italy, 1450-1700

by Miles Pattenden

Electing the Pope in Early Modern Italy, 1450-1700 offers a radical reassessment of the history of early modern papacy, constructed through the first major analytical treatment of papal elections in English....

Writing the Welsh borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England

by Lindy Brady

This is the first study of the Anglo-Welsh border region in the period before the Norman arrival in England, from the fifth to the twelfth centuries. Its conclusions significantly alter our current picture of...

Rosslyn Treasury

by P.L. Snow

A collection of stories represented by the carvings at Rosslyn Chapel, drawn from the beginnings of the world, Ancient Egypt, the Holy Land, Celtic myth and Scottish history.

The Anglo-Saxon Fenland

by Susan Oosthuizen

Archaeologies and histories of the fens of eastern England, continue to suggest, explicitly or by implication, that the early medieval fenland was dominated by the activities of north-west European colonists...

Winchester: Swithun's 'City of Happiness and Good Fortune': An Archaeological Assessment

by Patrick Ottaway

This critical assessment of the archaeology of the historic city of Winchester and its immediate environs from earliest times to the present day is the first published comprehensive review of the archaeological...

Ingratiation from the Renaissance to the Present

by Jeff Diamond

Ingratiation from the Renaissance to the Present explores a common ethical problem for intellectuals of the Renaissance: How does one win the favor and patronage of the wealthy and powerful and yet maintain...

Blood Royal: The Wars of the Roses: 1462-1485

by Hugh Bicheno

The concluding volume to this rousing two-part history of the Wars of the Roses, England’s longest and bloodiest civil war, narrated by a master historian. England, 1462.

The Yorkist Edward IV has been king...

A History of Germany in the Middle Ages

by Ernest F. Henderson

"The fortunes and misfortunes of a Charlemagne and Henry IV., of a Barbarossa, a Henry VI. and an Emperor Frederick II... The rise and fall of the mediæval German Empire is in itself a subject boundlessly interesting,...

The Criminalization of Abortion in the West

by Wolfgang P. Müller

Anyone who wants to understand how abortion has been treated historically in the western legal tradition must first come to terms with two quite different but interrelated historical trajectories. On one hand,...

The Formation of the English Common Law: Law and Society in England from King Alfred to Magna Carta

by John Hudson

The Formation of English Common Law provides a comprehensive overview of the development of early English law, one of the classic subjects of medieval history. This much expanded second edition spans the centuries...

The Roots of Western Finance

by Thomas K. Park & James B. Greenberg

In The Roots of Western Finance: Power, Ethics, and Social Capital in the Ancient World, Thomas K. Park and James B. Greenberg take an anthropological approach to credit. They suggest that financial activities...

Joan of Arc

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Joan of Arc in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Joan of Arc. As the Hundred Years’...

The Colonies of Genoa in the Black Sea Region: Evolution and Transformation

by Evgeny Khvalkov

This book focuses on the network of the Genoese colonies in the Black Sea area and their diverse multi-ethnic societies. It raises the problems of continuity of the colonial patterns, reveals the importance...

The Dark Ages

by Charles Oman

Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman KBE (1860-1946) was a British military historian.

His reconstructions of medieval battles from the fragmentary and distorted accounts left by chroniclers were pioneering.


The Monstrous Middle Ages

by Professor Bettina Bildhauer & Dr Robert Mills

The figure of the monster in medieval culture functions as a vehicle for a range of intellectual and spiritual inquiries, from questions of language and representation to issues of moral, theological and cultural...

Where Three Worlds Met

by Sarah Davis-Secord

Sicily is a lush and culturally rich island at the center of the Mediterranean Sea. Throughout its history, the island has been conquered and colonized by successive waves of peoples from across the Mediterranean...