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  • The Red Rose and the Whiteby John Sadler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.99

    The Wars of the Roses were a series of mini-wars, fought over 30 years between two branches of the Plantagenet royal family, and eventually won by the Tudors.  The Red Rose and the White offers a complete single volume history of the entire dynastic struggle.The book covers all aspects, the social, economic, religious, political and military, disecting... more...

  • The Wars Of The Rosesby Mr Bruce Webster; Bruce Webster

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 36.95

    A problem-focused and clearly organized survey of the dynastic strife and crisis of medieval government in 15th century England. more...

  • Restoration and Reform, 1153?1165by Graeme J. White

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 46.00

    A revisionary examination of the early years of the reign of Henry II, following civil war in England. more...

  • Bodies and Disciplinesby Barbara A. Hanawalt; David Wallace

    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...

  • Plantagenet England 1225-1360by Michael Prestwich

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 37.99

    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...

  • A Second Domesday?by Sandra Raban

    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...

  • Chronicon Anonymi Cantuariensisby Chris Given-Wilson; Charity Scott-Stokes

    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...

  • Vita Edwardi Secundiby Wendy R. Childs

    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...

  • Henry IIby John D. Hosler

    BRILL 2007; US$ 138.00

    There are no book-length studies in any language on the military career of King Henry II of England (1154-1189). Historians have generally regarded his warfare as cautious and limited, and the king himself, while noted for his considerable political and legal accomplishments, is not considered one of the great commanders of the Middle Ages. This book... more...

  • A Dictionary of British Historyby John Cannon

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 17.99

    When was the first motorway opened? What did the Levellers believe in? What was the book of sports? Where did the Rebecca riots take place? What prompted the Cat and Mouse Act? How long did the Hundred Years War last? When was the treaty of Worms for?Drawing on from the highly acclaimed Oxford Companion to British History, published in 1997, The Dictionary... more...