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- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 40.00
The thirteenth century saw such a proliferation of new encyclopedic texts that more than one scholar has called it the “century of the encyclopedias.” Variously referred to as a speculum , thesaurus , or imago mundi —the term encyclopedia was not commonly applied to such books until the eighteenth century—these texts were... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 6.78
Javier Hernandez ? better known to legions of Manchester United fans as Chicharito ? is one of the most exciting young talents in football today.Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, Hernandez joined his local club C D Guadalajara at the age of nine and signed his first contract at 15. Making his full debut in 2006, he impressed in the Mexican league so much... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
This book is a collection of thirteen essays representing the growing variety of approaches being used to write the history of medieval women. In the aggregate, the essays reflect the "European" medieval "world" socially, (peasants, urban women, religious women, aristocrats and queens), geographically (including medieval Rus) and across religious... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00
There are three archetypal and widespread Arthurian stories--the abduction of Guinevere, the Holy Grail, and Tristan. Through the author's painstaking research of the literature and comparative literature of the stories, and by studying the history, laws, and archaeology of the post-Roman period, a new methodology was found for approaching sources.... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95
This work is a book about the history, content, and functions of ladies comics, the most recent addition to the modern comics in Japan. This book employs the methodology of visual sociology which uses imagery as a source of data and material for analysis. It describes Japanese ladies comics unique history and explores how love and... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 11.65
The tragedy of King Arthur is one segment of a vast cycle, the 'Matter of Britain', stretching across generations of early British kings. Vortigern is central to this cycle. King two generations before Arthur, he opens Britain to the Saxons, ancestors of the modern English. Rising from humble roots, he takes centre stage at court in a crisis moment,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
This volume in the Arthurian Characters and Themes series treats the fascinating character of Perceval, the naive and flawed but gifted youth who becomes the Grail hero in some texts and yet is eclipsed in others by Galahad. Also includes eight musical examples. more...