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  • Daily Life in Chaucer's Englandby Jeffrey L. Forgeng; Sarah Kolba; Will Mclean

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    Experience the medieval world firsthand in this indispensable hands-on resource, and examine life as it was actually lived. The first book on medieval England to arise out of the living history movement, this volume allows readers to understand-and, if possible, recreate-what life was like for ordinary people in the days of Geoffrey Chaucer. Readers... more...

  • The Arthur of Medieval Latin Literatureby Siān Echard

    University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 70.00

    King Arthur's stories survive in many genres, but while scholars and enthusiasts alike know something of his roots in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Latin History of the Kings of Britain, most are unaware that there was a Latin Arthurian tradition which extended beyond Geoffrey. This collection of essays highlights different aspects of that tradition. more...

  • Bloody British History Shrewsburyby Dorothy Nicolle

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Death to them all! The story of Shrewsbury Castle, where an entire garrison was executed. The true story of the Three-Hour Battle which left over 6,000 men dead or dying. The admiral who used his enemies' heads as evidence. The tightrope artiste who dived to his death. Weird by true! how Gullet Passage and Grope Lane got their names! This book tells... more...

  • From Memory to Written Recordby Michael T. Clanchy

    Wiley 2012; US$ 41.95 US$ 36.36

    This seminal work of scholarship, which traces the development of literacy in medieval England, is now fully updated in a third edition. This book serves as an introduction to medieval books and documents for graduate students throughout the world Features a completely re-written first chapter, ‘Memories and Myths of the Norman Conquest',... more...

  • The Leeds Book of Daysby Margaret Drinkall

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Leeds Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the city. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults... more...

  • Vikings of the Irish Seaby David Griffiths

    The History Press 2010; US$ 27.55

    The story of the Vikings on the east coast of Ireland and the west coast of Britain more...

  • Yeaveringby Paul Frodsham

    The History Press 2005; US$ 30.61

    This book looks afresh at Yeavering in the light of new work and new approaches, and makes the results of the study of this remarkable place accessible to the general reader. more...

  • History of William the Conquerorby Jacob Abbott

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99

    Jacob Abbott was one of the most prolific American writers of history in the nineteenth century, writing many biographies on the world?s most influential leaders in a clear and exciting style. This comprehensive volume, first published in 1849 and part of Abbott?s Illustrated Histories series, details the remarkable and fascinating life of William... more...

  • Chronicles:England,Scotland(6vl)by Holinshead

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Utilitarianism and Empireby Bart Schultz; Georgios Varouxakis

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 39.99

    The classical utilitarian legacy of Jeremy Bentham, J. S. Mill, James Mill, and Henry Sidgwick has often been charged with both theoretical and practical complicity in the growth of British imperialism and the emerging racialist discourse of the nineteenth century. But there has been little scholarly work devoted to bringing together the conflicting... more...