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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 27.95
Henry V of England, the princely hero of Shakespeare?s play, who successfully defeated the French at the Battle of Agincourt and came close to becoming crowned King of France, is one of the best known and most compelling monarchs in English history. This new biography takes a fresh look at his entire life and nine year reign, and gives a balanced... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 120.00
The articles collected here reflect the continued and wide interest in England and its neighbours in the years between Magna Carta and the Black Death, with many of them particularly seeking to set England in its European context. There are three many strands to the volume. The first is the social dimension of power, and the norms and practice of politics:... more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 17.99
To contemporaries, the Wars of the Roses were known collectively as a “cousins? war.? The series of dynastic conflicts that tore apart the ruling Plantagenet family in fifteenth-century England was truly a domestic drama, as fraught and intimate as any family feud before or since. As acclaimed historian Sarah Gristwood reveals in Blood Sisters... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
The mass suicide and murder of the men, women and children of the Jewish community in York on 16 March 1190 is one of the most scarring events in the history of Anglo-Judaism. This book sets it into the context of other attacks on Jews across England at the time, looks at how the narrative of events was created, and considers the circumstances and... more...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 217.65
Hauptbeschreibung Die Entstehung des Kurfürstenkollegs galt als "Fundamentalrätsel der deutschen Verfassungsgeschichte". Wolfs Lösung: "Wahlberechtigt waren die Erbberechtigten". Die deutschen Königshäuser der Ottonen, Salier, Staufer starben zwar alle nach einem Jahrhundert im Mannesstamm aus, lebten aber über Töchter fort. Die Vertreter dieser... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 2.99
Immerse yourself in one of the most significant documents ever penned. Originally enacted in 1215, some sections of the Magna Carta remain on the books as legally enforced statutes in parts of the U.K. today. Legal and political scholars have detailed the Magna Carta's far-reaching influence on the development of the legal and sociocultural systems... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 72.00
Centered on practices of the body?human bodies, the ?body politic??Bodies and Disciplines considers a fascinating and largely uncanonical group of texts, as well as public dramas, rituals, and spectacles, from multidisciplinary perspectives. The result is a volume that incorporates insights from history, literature, medieval studies, and critical theory,... more...