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Medieval

  • Medieval Lifeby Roberta Gilchrist

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014;

    "An important and timely volume... an elegant summary of complex theory, and synthesis of an impressive body of material. It will be eagerly read by current and future generations of archaeologists, and will demonstrate the significance of historical archaeology to a much wider scholarly audience." Dr Kate Giles, University of York. The aim of... more...

  • The Book of Margery Kempeby Margery Kempe; Anthony Bale

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 10.99

    Alas that I ever did sin! It is so merry in Heaven!'The Book of Margery Kempe (c. 1436-8) is the extraordinary account of a medieval wife, mother, and mystic. Known as the earliest autobiography written in the English language, Kempe's Book describes the dramatic transformation of its heroine from failed businesswoman and lustful young wife... more...

  • Vom Denken der Natur zur Natur des Denkensby David Wirmer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    The present study relies on a greatly improved re-edited text of Ibn B???a?s (d. 1139) commentary on De anima, Kit?b al-nafs.Here, the author showsthat in keeping with the Aristotelian model, Ibn B???a conceptualizes psychology as a natural science, but at the same time, ultimately turns his understanding of natural science into fundamental science. 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...

  • The Atlantic Worldby D'Maris Coffman; Adrian Leonard; William O'Reilly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 250.00

    As the meeting point between Europe, colonial America, and Africa, the history of the Atlantic world is a constantly shifting arena, but one which has been a focus of huge and vibrant debate for many years. In over thirty chapters, all written by experts in the field, The Atlantic World takes up these debates and gathers together key, original scholarship... more...

  • The Greatest Knightby Thomas Asbridge

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 19.99

    A renowned scholar brings to life medieval England?s most celebrated knight, William Marshal?providing an unprecedented and intimate view of this age and the legendary warrior class that shaped it. Caught on the wrong side of an English civil war and condemned by his father to the gallows at age five, William Marshal defied all odds to become one... more...

  • The Greatest Knightby Thomas Asbridge

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    A renowned scholar brings to life medieval England?s most celebrated knight, William Marshal?providing an unprecedented and intimate view of this age and the legendary warrior class that shaped it. Caught on the wrong side of an English civil war and condemned by his father to the gallows at age five, William Marshal defied all odds to become one... more...

  • Spinoza and Medieval Jewish Philosophyby Steven Nadler

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 77.00

    The first of its kind, this essay collection offers an extensive examination of Spinoza's relationship to medieval Jewish philosophy. more...

  • Destructive and Formidableby David Blackmore

    Frontline Books 2014; US$ 24.50

    In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the British Army's victories over the French at battles such as Blenheim in 1704, Minden and Quebec in 1759, and over the Jacobites at Culloden in 1746, were largely credited to its infantry's particularly effective and deadly firepower. For the first time, David Blackmore has gone back to original... more...

  • Bede and the Futureby Peter Darby; Faith Wallis

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Bede (c. 673-735) was Anglo-Saxon England's most prominent scholar, and his body of work is among the most important intellectual achievements of the entire Middle Ages. This book brings together a group of international scholars to examine a number of questions about Bede's changing attitudes towards, and ideas about, the short term future... more...