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  • The Holy Grailby Richard Barber

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 14.09

    The Holy Grail is an image familiar to us all as an almost unattainable, infinitely desirable goal. The idea has passed into everyday speech and the legends behind it are as current in today's culture as they have ever been. And yet the Grail has no real religious meaning and is nowhere mentioned in the Bible. What is the truth behind this elusive... more...

  • Legends of Arthurby Richard Barber

    Boydell & Brewer 2001; US$ 80.00

    This anthology shows the diversity of the Arthurian legends and their many sources by presenting contrasting versions of the stories of Arthur, Gawain, Tristan and other medieval Arthurian heroes - and heroines. more...

  • Edward III and the Triumph of Englandby Richard Barber

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 14.65

    A fascinating recreation of the world of one of England's most charismatic monarchs, from award-winning author and historian Richard Barber The destruction of the French army at Crécy in 1346 and the subsequent siege and capture of Calais marked a new era in European history. The most powerful, glamorous and respected of all western monarchies... more...

  • Henry II (Penguin Monarchs)by Richard Barber

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 15.50

    Henry II (1154-89) through a series of astonishing dynastic coups became the ruler of an enormous European empire. One of the most dynamic, restless and clever men ever to rule England, he was brought down both by his catastrophic relationship with his archbishop Thomas Becket and his debilitating arguments with his sons, most importantly the future... more...

  • King Arthur: Hero and Legendby Richard Barber

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 1994; US$ 7.28

    `The whole subject is brought up to date- Arthurian buffs will want this book.' DAILY TELEGRAPH Who was the real Arthur? Why were his knights so famous? Was he buried at Glastonbury? Richard Barber takes the story from the anonymous 8th century chronicler who first listed his battles to the novelists of the 20th century. A clear and readable account... more...

  • Elasticityby James Richard Barber

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 99.00

    Since the first edition of this book was published, there have been major improve- ? ? ments in symbolic mathematical languages such as Maple and Mathematica and this has opened up the possibility of solving considerably more complex and hence interesting and realistic elasticity problems as classroomexamples. It also enables the student to focus on... more...

  • The Chronicle of Geoffrey le Baker of Swinbrookby David Preest; Richard Barber

    Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 90.00

    Geoffrey le Baker's chronicle covers the reigns of Edward II and Edward III up to the English victory at Poitiers. David Preest's new translation includes extensive notes and an introduction by Richard Barber. more...

  • Elasticityby James Richard Barber

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 109.00

    The subject of Elasticity can be approached from several points of view, depending on whether the practitioner is principally interested in the mathematicalstructure of the subject or in its use in engineering applications and in the latter case, whether essentially numerical or analytical methods are envisaged as the solution method. My first introduction... more...

  • Crecy 1346by Richard Barber; Peter Hoskins

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 14.97

    On 26 August 1346, near the village of Crécy in northern France, Edward III’s outnumbered English army confronted the French forces of Philip VI and won one of the most remarkable battles of the Hundred Years War. Edward’s victory had a major impact on th more...

  • Parzival and Titurelby Wolfram von Eschenbach; Cyril Edwards; Richard Barber

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59

    Parzival is the greatest of the medieval Grail romances. It tells of Parzival's growth from youthful folly to knighthood at the court of King Arthur, and of his quest for the Holy Grail. Cyril Edwards's fine translation also includes the fragments of Titurel, an elegiac offshoot of Parzival. more...