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  • The World from 1450 to 1700by John E. Wills Jr.

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 13.99

    Wills takes a fresh look at one of the most fascinating and tumultuous periods in world history. The book's multi-centered approach explores historical events in a dynamic nexus of connections ranging from the Italian Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation to the Sikh, Hindu, and Confucian revivals; from the transformation of Japan in 1600 to the... more...

  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knightby Joseph Glaser; Christine Chism

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 9.95

    A dazzling recreation of the most memorable Middle English poem, and one that captures the original alliterative verse in all its dimensions: sense, sound, and rhythm. --Ad Putter, Professor of Medieval English Literature, University of Bristol more...

  • Pathfindersby Jim Al-Khalili

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 14.09

    For over 700 years the international language of science was Arabic. In Pathfinders , Jim al-Khalili celebrates the forgotten pioneers who helped shape our understanding of the world. All scientists have stood on the shoulders of giants. But most historical accounts today suggest that the achievements of the ancient Greeks were not matched until... more...

  • The Canterbury Tales in Modern Verseby Geoffrey Chaucer; Joseph Glaser

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2005; US$ 9.50

    Readers of this witty and fluent new translation of The Canterbury Tales should find themselves turning page after page: by recasting Chaucer's ten-syllable couplets into eight-syllable lines, Joseph Glaser achieves a lighter, more rapid cadence than other translators, a four-beat rhythm well-established in the English poetic tradition up to Chaucer's... more...

  • Firearmsby Kenneth Chase

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 24.00

    This book asks why Europeans perfected firearms when the Chinese had invented them by looking at how firearms were used throughout the world. more...

  • Clash of Crownsby PhD Mary McAuliffe

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 25.99

    Conflict between England and France was a fact of life for centuries, but few realize that this conflict originated with the Vikings and their settlement of what would become Normandy. In this compelling and entertaining history, Mary McAuliffe takes the reader back to those dark and turbulent times when Viking descendant William the Conqueror became... more...

  • Los templariosby Run Futthark

    De Vecchi Ediciones 1753; US$ 4.99

    Hace más de siete siglos, nueve caballeros de Cristo se reunieron para constituir una nueva orden, la orden del Temple, encargada de proteger a los peregrinos en Tierra Santa. Se dice que al entrar en contacto con las civilizaciones de Oriente, los caballeros del Temple se convirtieron en depositarios de una tradición secreta en la que se entremezclan... more...

  • Middelalderbyenby Søren Bitsch Christensen; Lars Bisgaard; Peter Carelli

    Aarhus University Press 2004; US$ 42.16

    De første danske byer opstod i middelalderen. Her blev grunden lagt til et stabilt og levedygtigt byvæsen efter en hektisk anlæggelsesperiode. De fleste af vore dages større byer og store dele af vores bymæssige kultur er således rodfæstede i middelalderen. Bogens ni artikler handler om byernes fremvækst og udvikling med udgangspunkt i dansk og international... more...

  • Los templariosby Run Futthark

    De Vecchi Ediciones 1753; Not Available

    Hace más de siete siglos, nueve caballeros de Cristo se reunieron para constituir una nueva orden, la orden del Temple, encargada de proteger a los peregrinos en Tierra Santa. Se dice que al entrar en contacto con las civilizaciones de Oriente, los caballeros del Temple se convirtieron en depositarios de una tradición secreta en la que se entremezclan... more...

  • The Oxford History of Medieval Europeby George Holmes

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 13.99

    This is an authoritative account of the thousand years between the fall of the Roman Empire and the dawning of the Renaissance. Written by a team of leading scholars, the text ranges from the empires of the Byzantines and Charlemagne to the complex system of kingdoms and city states that made up Europe on the verge of overseas expansion. Capturing... more...