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Early and medieval to 1485

  • Later Roman Britain (Routledge Revivals)by Stephen Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Later Roman Britain , first published in 1980, charts the end of Roman rule in Britain and gives an overall impression of the beginning of the so-called ?Dark Ages? of British history, the transitional period which saw the breakdown of Roman administration and the beginnings of Saxon settlement. Stephen Johnson traces the flourishing of Romano-British... more...

  • King Arthur's European Realmby Paul Sire

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    King Arthur was as true as life, as this book proves with documentary evidence. It also incorporates a whole body of new material that shows that Monmouth was, basically, right. The "Arthurian Legend" can be fully rationalized by uncontroversial Insular and Continental sources which trace his birth to ca. AD 449, his departure from his kingdom... more...

  • Religion, Politics and Society in Britain, 800-1066by A E Redgate

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Using a comparative and broad perspective, Religion, Politics and Society in Britain 800-1066 draws on archaeology, art history, material culture, texts from charms to chronicles, from royal law-codes to sermons to poems, and other evidence to demonstrate the centrality of Christianity and the Church in Britain 800-1066. It delineates their contributions... more...

  • England and its Rulersby M. T. Clanchy

    Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50

    This is an updated and expanded edition of a classic introduction to medieval England from the reign of William the Conqueror to Edward I. Includes a new chapter on family and gender roles, revisions throughout to enhance the narrative flow, and further reading sections containing the most up-to-date sources Offers engaging and clear discussion... more...

  • Blood Sistersby Sarah Gristwood

    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...

  • Housesteads Roman Fort - the Grandest Stationby Alan Rushworth

    English Heritage Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17

    Housesteads is one of the most important forts on Hadrian's Wall. Extensive excavations were carried out between 1874 and 1981 by Newcastle University. Combining the results with those of excavations done between 1959 and 1961 by Durham University, we now have a complete plan of the north-east part of the fort. These excavations uncovered principally... more...

  • Hengest, Gwrtheyrn and the Chronology of Post-Roman Britainby Flint F. Johnson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    In this book, the author makes use of the methodology he developed in Origins of Arthurian Romances (McFarland 2012) in order to reevaluate the post-Roman history of Britain. He begins by delving into the historical contexts of the key traditional players of the fifth century--Hengest and Gwrtheyrn. A better understanding of these two characters allows... more...

  • National 4 & 5 History: Changing Britain 1760-1900by John Kerr

    Hodder Education 2014; US$ 19.18

    Provides comprehensive coverage of this topic option for the new National 4 & 5 syllabus. The National 4 & 5 History series from Hodder Gibson offers six individual textbooks aimed at the most popular options for the new SQA syllabus, to be examined from 2014 onwards. Like all titles in the series, Changing Britain 1760-1900 gives a brief synopsis... more...

  • Evidence of Arthurby Flint F. Johnson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    Making use of the methodology developed in his Origins of Arthurian Romances (McFarland, 2012), the author explores the question of King Arthur's existence in several original approaches to the subject. Examining the extant literature and other evidence, the author searches for the truth of the who when and where of King Arthur. These explorations... more...

  • King Stephenby R. H. C. Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.99

    This well-known text, was hailed on first publication as: " a landmark in twelfth-century studies ."  Though written in the form of a biography, this seminal study discusses the significant social, governmental and religious developments. more...