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Medieval

  • Sexuality in Medieval Europeby Ruth Mazo Karras

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Challenging the way the Middle Ages have been treated in general histories of sexuality, Sexuality in Medieval Europe shows how views at the time were conflicted and complicated; there was no single medieval attitude towards sexuality any more than there is one modern attitude. Focusing on marital sexual activity, as well as behavior that was... more...

  • Authority and Spectacle in Medieval and Early Modern Europeby Yuen-Gen Liang; Jarbel Rodriguez

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Bringing together distinguished scholars in honor of Professor Teofilo F. Ruiz, this volume presents original and innovative research on the critical and uneasy relationship between authority and spectacle in the period from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries, focusing on Spain, the Mediterranean and Latin America. Cultural scholars such as... more...

  • Medieval Cantors and their Craftby Katie Ann-Marie Bugyis; A.B. Kraebel; Margot E. Fassler

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available

    First full-length study of the role and duties of the medieval cantor. more...

  • Word of Mouthby Gianni Guastella

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 134.99

    Word of Mouth offers an interdisciplinary exploration of the evolving personifications of the ancient concept of fama in ancient and medieval literature and in European figurative art between the end of the fourteenth and the beginning of the sixteenth centuries. more...

  • La réforme grégorienneby Sylvain Gouguenheim

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 13.99

    Édition revue et corrigée ! Au XIe siècle, sur fond de lutte acharnée entre le Pape et l'Empereur, l'Occident connaît une révolution qui bouleversera à jamais son visage : c'est la réforme grégorienne, inspirée du nom du pape Grégoire VII, avec des effets qui durent encore aujourd'hui. Les réformateurs du XIe siècle veulent corriger les m?urs,... more...

  • Emotions, Communities, and Difference in Medieval Europeby Maureen C. Miller; Edward Wheatley

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book of eleven essays by an international group of scholars in medieval studies honors the work of Barbara H. Rosenwein, Professor emerita of History at Loyola University Chicago. Part I, ?Emotions and Communities,? comprises six essays that make use of Rosenwein?s well-known and widely influential work on the history of emotions and what Rosenwein... more...

  • The Making of Manners and Morals in Twelfth-Century Englandby Fiona Whelan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    How different are we from those in the past? Or, how different do we think we are from those in the past? Medieval people were more dirty and unhygienic than us ? as novels, TV, and film would have us believe ? but how much truth is there in this notion? This book seeks to challenge some of these preconceptions by examining medieval society through... more...

  • Lordship and Faithby Nigel Saul

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 109.99

    Explores the history of the English medieval parish church through the eyes of their lordly proprietors, asking why they decided to build churches, how they paid for them, how often they attended church, and how they interacted with the parishioners, weaving together themes of religious, social and architectural history. more...

  • Cities and Solidaritiesby Justin Colson; Arie van Steensel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Cities and Solidarities charts the ways in which the study of individuals and places can revitalise our understanding of urban communities as dynamic interconnections of solidarities in medieval and early modern Europe. This volume sheds new light on the socio-economic conditions, the formal and informal institutions, and the strategies of individual... more...

  • The Anarchy: War and Status in 12th-Century Landscapes of Conflictby Oliver Creighton; Duncan Wright

    Liverpool University Press 2017; US$ 89.99

    The first ever archaeologically based study of the turbulent period of English history often known as the 'Anarchy' of King Stephen's reign in the mid-twelfth century, covering battlefields and conflict landscapes, arms, armour and material culture, fortifications and the church. more...