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  • Crusading and the Crusader Statesby Andrew Jotischky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    Crusading as a subject has expanded in recent years to include new fields of enquiry.  This book examines how crusading historiography includes new areas and new definitions, focusing on two fundamental issues in current writing: why people went on crusades and what forms the western settlement in the Near East took. Crusading and the Crusader States... more...

  • European Identityby Kenneth Keulman; Agnes Katalin Koós

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 104.99

    The European Union is an exciting social experiment, but its survival is uncertain unless the peoples of the member states develop an inclusive allegiance going beyond national loyalties. This book pursues a realistic account of whether and how a European identity may form so there can be a more stable outlook for the region. more...

  • Fifty Key Thinkers on Historyby Marnie Hughes-Warrington

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Fifty Key Thinkers on History is an essential guide to the most influential historians, theorists and philosophers of history. The entries offer comprehensive coverage of the long history of historiography ranging from ancient China, Greece and Rome, through the Middle Ages to the contemporary world. This third edition has been updated throughout... more...

  • Black Legaciesby Lynn T. Ramey

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 69.95

    Black Legacies looks at color-based prejudice in medieval and modern texts in order to reveal key similarities. Bringing far-removed time periods into startling conversation, this book argues that certain attitudes and practices present in Europe?s Middle Ages were foundational in the development of the western concept of race. Using historical,... more...

  • The Archaeology of Medieval Germanyby Gu¨nter P. Fehring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Medieval archaeology is a relatively young discipline. It relies heavily on and contributes to the neighbouring disciplines of history and geography as well as certain of the natural sciences. The kinds of sources investigated in the context of medieval archaeology also cast light on many aspects of life in later centuries. The main sources used are:... more...

  • Archaeology and Place-Names and Historyby F.T. Wainwright

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    In the period A.D. 400-1100, perhaps more than in any other, it is necessary to bring together the results of historical, archaeological and place-name studies. Each provides information that is either badly preserved or not preserved at all in the other two, but it is not always realised how great are the difficulties involves in co-ordination and... more...

  • Islamic Movements of Europeby Frank Peter; Rafael Ortega

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 14.95

    Islam in Europe' and 'Islamophobia' are subjects of vital global importance which currently preoccupy policy-makers and academics alike. Examining various European Muslim groups and institutions that have branched off from Islamic movements - including the Muslim Brotherhood, Hizb ut-Tahrir and Jama?at-i Islami - this book outlines the configuration... more...

  • Perspectumby Luise Schorn-Schütte; Markus Friedrich; Holger Kürbis; Anja Kürbis

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 48.94

    This compendium volume assembles major articles by Louse Schorn-Schütte on the occasion of her 65 th birthday. It reflects the wide range of the honoree?s important areas of writing and research, including the history of historiography and the history of political and religious culture in the early modern age. In addition, the book presents... more...

  • Medieval Statecraft and Perspectives of Historyby Joseph R. Strayer; Thomas N. Bisson; John F. Benton

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 62.00 US$ 49.60

    This collection of essays by the eminent historian Joseph Strayer makes available in one volume his important shorter studies on the central theme of the political, constitutional, and institutional history of France and England in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Originally published in 1971. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest... more...

  • The Pursuit of Historyby John Tosh

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    This classic introduction to the study of history invites the reader to stand back and consider some of its most fundamental questions - what is the point of studying history? How do we know about the past? Does an objective historical truth exist and can we ever access it? In answering these central questions, John Tosh argues that, despite the... more...