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Eleanor of Aquitaine: Patron and Politician

by William W. Kibler

Eleanor of Aquitaine was the wife of two kings, Louis VII of France and Henry II Plantagenet of England, and the mother of two others, Richard the Lionhearted and John Lackland. In her eventful, often stormy...


The Histories of a Medieval German City, Worms c. 1000-c. 1300: Translation and Commentary

by David S. Bachrach

The history of medieval Germany, particularly that of the lower social orders, has thus far remained largely unknown outside of the German-speaking regions of modern Europe. The translation of the four texts...


Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors

by Brian A. Catlos

An in-depth portrait of the Crusades-era Mediterranean world, and a new understanding of the forces that shaped it

In Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors, the award-winning scholar Brian Catlos puts us on the ground...


Mediterranean Identities in the Premodern Era: Entrepôts, Islands, Empires

by John Watkins & Kathryn L. Reyerson

Defining the Mediterranean as a coherent region with distinct patterns of social, political, and cultural exchange, this interdisciplinary collection explores the production, modification, and circulation of...


Archbishop Pole

by John Edwards

This fresh exploration of the life, work and writing of Archbishop Pole, focuses particularly on Pole's final years (1556-58) as Archbishop of Canterbury. Stressing the events and character of Pole's 'English'...


Eleanor de Montfort: A Rebel Countess in Medieval England

by Louise J. Wilkinson

As sister of Henry III and aunt of the future Edward I, Eleanor de Montfort was at the heart of the bloody conflict between the Crown and the English barons. At Lewes in 1264 Simon de Montfort captured the king...


A Hermit's Cookbook: Monks, Food and Fasting in the Middle Ages

by Andrew Jotischky

The Egyptian hermit Onuphrios was said to have lived entirely on dates, and perhaps the most famous of all hermits, John the Baptist, on locusts and wild honey. Was it really possible to sustain life on so little...


Nobility, Faith and Masculinity: The Hospitaller Knights of Malta, C.1580-C.1700

by Emanuel Buttigieg

This is an important study of elite European noblemen who joined the Order of Malta. The Order - functioning in parallel with the convents that absorbed the surplus daughters of the nobility - provided a highly...


The Rise of Alchemy in Fourteenth-Century England: Plantagenet Kings and the Search for the Philosopher's Stone

by Jonathan Hughes

Alchemists did more than try to transmute base metals into gold: they studied planetary influences on metals and people, refined plants and minerals in the search for medicines and advocated the regeneration...


Life in the Medieval Cloister

by Julie Kerr

Life in the Medieval Cloister makes extensive use of primary sources and quotations from chronicles, letters, customaries and miracle stories, and the experience of medieval monastic life is presented through...


The Wine Trade in Medieval Europe 1000-1500

by Susan Rose

Wine has held its place for centuries at the heart of social and cultural life in western Europe. This book explains how and why this came about, providing a thematic history of wine and the wine trade in Europe...


Medievalia et Humanistica, No. 35: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

by PAUL MAURICE CLOGAN

Since its founding in 1943, Medievalia et Humanistica has won worldwide recognition as the first scholarly publication in America to devote itself entirely to medieval and Renaissance studies. Since 1970, a...


The End of Byzantium

by Jonathan Harris

By 1400, the once-mighty Byzantine Empire stood on the verge of destruction. Most of its territories had been lost to the Ottoman Turks, and Constantinople was under close blockade. Against all odds, Byzantium...


Mastering the Art of Arms, Volume 2: The Medieval Longsword

by Guy Stanley Windsor

Renowned swordsman and author Guy Windsor will take you through the principles and practice of medieval knightly combat with the longsword. The tactics and techniques come from Il Fior di Battaglia, written...


Witch Beliefs and Witch Trials in the Middle Ages: Documents and Readings

by P. G. Maxwell-Stuart

In 1901 a rich collection of extracts from documents relating to witch beliefs and witch trials in the Middle Ages - Hexenwahns und der Hexenverfolgung in Mittelalter - was published in Bonn. Most of the original...


Political Order and Forms of Communication in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

by Autori Vari & Yoshihisa Hattori

‘Communication’ has become one of the most vibrant areas of current research on medieval and early modern Europe, almost paralleling the heightened popularity of conflict study since the 1980s. However,...


A New Excalibur: The Development of the Tank 1909-1939

by A J Smithers

The idea of a mobile strong-point, out of which the tank developed, probably occurred to most minds after our first experience of attacking strongly entrenched positions; I first heard it suggested by an Intelligence...


Space in the Medieval West: Places, Territories, and Imagined Geographies

by Meredith Cohen & Fanny Madeline

In the last two decades, research on spatial paradigms and practices has gained momentum across disciplines and periods, including the field of medieval studies. Responding to this 'spatial turn' in the humanities,...


The Handley Page Victor: The History & Development of a Classic Jet

by Roger Brooks

The Handley Page Victor was the longest serving V-Bomber with the RAF. It was conceived in 1945 and after much research and development the Mk 1 entered service in the late 1950s to become part of the UK's nuclear...


Technological Innovation in Finance

by Bernado Batiz-Lazo & J Carles Maixé-Altés

In this edited volume the editors highlight the relative importance of European actors in the globalization of technological change by documenting developments in France, Germany, Great Britain, The Netherlands,...