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  • Difference and Disability in the Medieval Islamic Worldby Kristina Richardson

    Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 96.00

    Outlines the complex significance of bodies in the late medieval central Arab Islamic lands. Did you know that blue eyes, baldness, bad breath and boils were all considered bodily 'blights' by Medieval Arabs, as were cross eyes, lameness and deafness? What assumptions about bodies influenced this particular vision of physical difference? How... more...

  • In the Steps of the Black Princeby Peter Hoskins

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 24.78

    In 1355 the Black Prince took an army to Bordeaux and embarked on two chevauchées (mounted military expeditions, generally characterised by the devastation of the surrounding towns and countryside), which culminated in hisdecisive victory over King Jean II of France at Poitiers the following year. Using the recorded itineraries as his starting point,... more...

  • Cultural Difference and Material Culture in Middle English Romanceby Dominique Battles

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This book explores how the cultural distinctions and conflicts between Anglo-Saxons and Normans originating with the Norman Conquest of 1066 prevailed well into the fourteenth century and are manifest in a significant number of Middle English romances including King Horn , Havelok the Dane , Sir Orfeo , Sir Gawain and the Green Knight , and others.... more...

  • 1453by Roger Crowley

    Hyperion 2013; US$ 9.99

    A gripping exploration of the fall of Constantinople and its connection to the world we live in today. The fall of Constantinople in 1453 signaled a shift in history and the end of the Byzantium Empire. Roger Crowley's readable and comprehensive account of the battle between Mehmet II, sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and Constantine XI, the 57th emperor... more...

  • The Third Horsemanby William Rosen

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99

    How a seven-year cycle of rain, cold, disease, and warfare created the worst famine in European history In May 1315, it started to rain. It didn?t stop anywhere in north Europe until August. Next came the four coldest winters in a millennium. Two separate animal epidemics killed nearly 80 percent of northern Europe?s livestock. Wars between... more...

  • Medieval Medicine: The Art of Healing, from Head to Toeby Luke E. Demaitre

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00

    Far from the primitive and barbaric practices the Middle Ages may conjure up in our minds, doctors during that time combined knowledge, tradition, innovation, and intuition to create a humane, holistic approach to understanding and treating every known disease. In fact, a singularly authoritative medical source of the period, Lily of Medicine, continued... more...

  • Treitschke's Origins of Prussianism: The Teutonic Knightsby Heinrich Von Treitschke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This translation by Eden and Cedar Paul madeTreitschke?s 1862 classic essay available in English for the first time. It is a fascinating account of the thirteenth-century colonization of Old Prussia by the Teutonic Knights and the unification of Germany, which highlights his most prominent beliefs in the value of the State and the superiority of the... more...

  • Medieval Iberiaby E. Michael Gerli

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 315.00

    First published in 2003 more...

  • Early Tudor Parliaments 1485-1558by Michael A. R. Graves

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This excellent survey looks at the workings of parliament under the first four Tudor monarchs. After an introductory first section which looks at parliament's medieval origins, the author then considers all aspects of early parliamentary history - including the historiography of the early Tudor parliaments, membership and attendance, the legislative... more...

  • The Life of Saint Audreyby June Hall McCash; Judith Clark Barban

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 39.95

    Preserved in a single manuscript in the British library, the Life of Saint Audrey or Vie Seinte Audree is the story of an Anglo-Saxon princess, who, though twice married, remains a virgin until her death. Her tale reveals that spiritual marriage was not an easy path to sainthood, particularly with an unwilling husband. The text is a fine example of... more...