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  • Palgrave Advances in the Crusadesby Helen Nicholson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 34.00

    The Crusades were a startling and spectacular phenomenon that exerted a powerful influence on European development over a period of many centuries. Much recent writing has been devoted to explaining how the crusades began and what they achieved. This volume is intended as an introductory guide and analysis of how different aspects of crusading studies... more...

  • A Brief History of the Knights Templarby Helen Nicholson

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 10.17

    Much has been written about the Knights Templar in recent years. A leading specialist in the history of this legendary medieval order now writes a full account of the Knights of the Order of the Temple of Solomon, to give them their full title, bringing the latest findings to a general audience. Putting many of the myths finally to rest, Nicholson... more...

  • A Brief History of the Knights Templarby Helen Nicholson

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; Not Available

    Much has been written about the Knights Templar in recent years. A leading specialist in the history of this legendary medieval order now writes a full account of the Knights of the Order of the Temple of Solomon, to give them their full title, bringing the latest findings to a general audience. Putting many of the myths finally to rest, Nicholson... more...

  • On the Margins of Crusadingby Helen J. Nicholson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    Founded to support Christian pilgrims to the Holy Land and most famous for their support for crusading, the Military Religious Orders' activities and interests stretched far beyond the frontiers of Christendom. Representing some of the most recent advances in research, in this volume eleven scholars from Europe and North America explore important... more...

  • The Knights Templar on Trialby Helen J Nicholson

    The History Press 2011; US$ 36.46

    The trial of the Templars in the British Isles (1308-1311) is a largely unexplored area of history. Unlike the trial in France, where the Templars were tortured into confessing to unspeakable activities, in the British Isles there were no burnings and only three confessions after torture. Several Templars went missing, most of whom later reappeared.... more...

  • Research Methods in Theatre and Performanceby Baz Kershaw; Helen Nicholson

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    How have theatre and performance research methods and methodologies engaged the expanding diversity of performing arts practices? How can students best combine performance/theatre research approaches in their projects? This book's 29 contributors provide hands-on answers to such questions. more...

  • Making a Performanceby Emma Govan; Helen Nicholson; Katie Normington

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95

    Making a Performance traces innovations in devised performance from early theatrical experiments in the twentieth-century to the radical performances of the twenty-first century. This introduction to the theory, history and practice of devised performance explores how performance-makers have built on the experimental aesthetic traditions of the... more...

  • The Hospitallers, the Mediterranean and Europeby Karl Borchardt; Nikolas Jaspert; Helen J. Nicholson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 144.95

    Modern study of the Hospitallers, of other military-religious orders and of their activities both in the Mediterranean and in Europe has been deeply influenced by Anthony Luttrell. To mark his 75th birthday in October 2007 twenty-three colleagues from ten different countries have contributed to this volume. The papers include studies on the Hospital... more...

  • The Debate on the Trial of the Templars (1307–1314)by Jochen Burgtorf; Paul F. Crawford; Helen J. Nicholson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 119.95

    In October 1307, all the brothers of the military-religious order of the Temple in France were arrested on the instructions of King Philip IV and charged with heresy and other crimes. In 1312, Pope Clement V, at the Council of Vienne, dissolved the order. Seven centuries later there is still hot debate about the causes of this notorious affair, its... more...

  • Deeds Done Beyond the Seaby Susan B. Edgington; Helen J. Nicholson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This volume celebrates Peter Edbury’s career by bringing together essays focusing on his major research interests; the great historian of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, William of Tyre, and his chronicle; medieval Cyprus; and the Military Orders in the Middle Ages. All based on original research, contributions include new work on manuscripts from the... more...