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- Basic Books 2013; US$ 29.99
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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 47.25
The dramatic period 1225-1360 in Britain witnessed Simon de Montfort's challenge to the crown, Edward II's deposition and death, great English victories in France, and the disaster of the Black Death. It also saw the development of the state, with the emergence of parliament a key element. Michael Prestwich provides a comprehensive study of... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 98.99
This is the first comprehensive study of the 1279-80 hundred rolls, one of the most important sources for later thirteenth century England. Raban puts the rolls in their historical context, looks at the way in which the inquiry was conducted and questions whether or not it was conceived as a second Domesday. Based on the latest knowledge of the returns,... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 174.99
This is the first complete edition of the Chronicon Anonymi Cantuariensis, a contemporary narrative that provides valuable insights into medieval war and politics. Newly edited with a modern English translation, it presents a detailed account of the military campaigns and diplomatic negotiations of a crucial phase in the Hundred Years War. - ;This... more...
- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 198.99
The Vita Edwardi Secundi is the best and most readable of the chronicles for the dramatic reign of Edward II. Its author was close to the political centre and provides extensive, and sometimes abrasive, comment on the king, his favourites, his opponents, and the church. He also records the disastrous English defeat at the battle of Bannockburn. This... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 1981; US$ 160.00
Few historians have had a greater impact on their chosen period than K.B. McFarlane. This complete collection of the articles that he published during his lifetime represents the core of his work. more...