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  • Money, Prices and Wagesby Martin Allen; D'Maris Coffman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 115.00

    Nick Mayhew has made key contributions to fields as diverse as medieval European monetary history, numismatics, financial history, price and wage history, and macroeconomic history. These essays, in his honour, demonstrate the analytical power and chronological reach of the novel interdisciplinary approach he has nurtured in himself and others. more...

  • Treatise on Consequencesby John Buridan; Stephen Read; Hubert Hubien

    Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 31.99

    The rediscovery of Aristotle in the late twelfth century led to a fresh development of logical theory, culminating in Buridan's crucial comprehensive treatment in the Treatise on Consequences. Buridan's novel treatment of the categorical syllogism laid the basis for the study of logic in succeeding centuries. This new translation offers a clear... more...

  • The Popes and the Church of Rome in Late Antiquityby John Moorhead

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    In the past few decades there has been an explosion of interest in the period of late antiquity. Rather than being viewed within a paradigm of the fall of the Roman Empire, these centuries have come to be seen as a time of immense creativity and significance in western history. Popes and the Church of Rome in Late Antiquity places the history of... more...

  • The Plantagenets: The Kings That Made Britainby Derek Wilson

    Quercus 2014; US$ 12.99

    Plantagenet is the name given to the English royal house descended from the union of Queen Matilda of England and her second husband Geoffrey of Anjou. The name derived from Geoffrey's nickname, which came from the sprig of broom (planta genet) which he wore in his hat. The Plantagenets ruled England for more than three hundred years, from the... more...

  • Communities of Violenceby David Nirenberg

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.50

    In the wake of modern genocide, we tend to think of violence against minorities as a sign of intolerance, or, even worse, a prelude to extermination. Violence in the Middle Ages, however, functioned differently, according to David Nirenberg. In this provocative book, he focuses on specific attacks against minorities in fourteenth-century France and... more...

  • Clash of Crownsby 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...

  • Fliehen-Kämpfen-Kapitulierenby Mareike Pohl; Manfred Rudersdorf; Hans-Henning Kortüm; Christoph Schäfer; Wolfram Pyta

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 35.66

    Das Mittelalter ist anders, fremd und für uns heute oft unverständlich & viele Forschungen der letzten Jahre befassten sich intensiv mit der Alterität, der Andersartigkeit des Mittelalters und seiner Akteure. Vielfach wird davon ausgegangen, dass im Mittelalter mehr die Symbolik als das rationale Handeln die Politik der Regierenden bestimmte. Handelte... more...

  • Die Karolingerby Rudolf Schieffer

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 20.37

    Diese ausführliche und anschauliche Darstellung der karolingischen Dynastie ist zu einem Standardwerk geworden. Der Autor zeigt eindrucksvoll, wie die Angehörigen des karolingischen Hauses immer wieder das historische Werden des romanisch-germanischen Europa maßgebend bestimmt haben.   Biographische Informationen Dr. Rudolf Schieffer war Professor... more...

  • Migrationen im Mittelalterby Michael Borgolte

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    We think of immigration as prototypical of our globalizing world, but migratory movement has long characterized human history. For the first time, this study seeks to examine the migrations that occurred during the medieval millennium. The volume will become an indispensable reference work for all who are interested in the Middle Ages... more...

  • Atomism in Late Medieval Philosophy and Theologyby Christophe Grellard

    BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00

    This book is the result of a collective attempt to give a general survey of the development of atomism and its critics in the late Middle Ages. All the contributors focussed on the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries atomists and anti-atomists, with a thorough examination of some important figures, as Nicholas of Autrecourt or John Wyclif, and lesser... more...