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  • Modernitiesby Peter J. Taylor

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95 US$ 56.29

    Taylor develops a geohistorical argument which focuses on the periods and places of modernities, offering a grounded analysis of what it is to be modern. He identifies three 'prime modernities' which have defined the development of our modern world: today's consumer modernity preceded by the industrial modernity of the nineteenth century which was... more...

  • Reinventing the Renaissanceby Sarah Brown; Robert Lublin; Lynsey McCulloch

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    The plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries has inspired interpretations in every genre and medium. This book offers perspectives on the ways in which practitioners have used Renaissance drama to address contemporary concerns and reach new audiences. It provides a resource for those interested in the creative reception of Renaissance drama. more...

  • Sounds of Modern Historyby Daniel Morat

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    Long ignored by scholars in the humanities, sound has just begun to take its place as an important object of study in the last few years. Since the late 19th century, there has been a paradigmatic shift in auditory cultures and practices in European societies. This change was brought about by modern phenomena such as urbanization, industrialization... more...

  • The Medieval Mindby Henry Osborn Taylor

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    Lasting from the fifth to the fifteenth centuries AD, the medieval period was a crucial time of transformation and growth, setting the stage for the flowering of knowledge and culture that would come to pass during the era of the Renaissance. In this comprehensive volume, which includes both of the original books that make up this series, author Henry... more...

  • Handbook of Medieval Culture. Volume 1by Albrecht Classen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    A follow-up publication to the Handbook of Medieval Studies , this new reference work turns to a different focus: medieval culture. Medieval research has grown tremendously in depth and breadth over the last decades. Particularly our understanding of medieval culture, of the basic living conditions, and the specific value system prevalent... more...

  • Handbook of Medieval Culture. Volume 3by Albrecht Classen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    A follow-up publication to the Handbook of Medieval Studies , this new reference work turns to a different focus: medieval culture. Medieval research has grown tremendously in depth and breadth over the last decades. Particularly our understanding of medieval culture, of the basic living conditions, and the specific value system prevalent... more...

  • Handbook of Medieval Culture. Volume 2by Albrecht Classen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    A follow-up publication to the Handbook of Medieval Studies , this new reference work turns to a different focus: medieval culture. Medieval research has grown tremendously in depth and breadth over the last decades. Particularly our understanding of medieval culture, of the basic living conditions, and the specific value system prevalent... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Castlesby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    Did you know that the world’s oldest football was found in a room at Stirling Castle? Do you know what the person in charge of a castle’s buttery is called? What is the difference between a trebuchet and a mangonel? And what is an oubliette? The answers to all of these questions and more can be found in the excellent quick-read guide to castles.... more...

  • Medievalism: a Critical Historyby David Matthews

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 43.75

    An accessibly-written survey of the origins and growth of the discipline of medievalism studies. more...

  • Medievalism: Key Critical Termsby Elizabeth Emery; Richard Utz

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 72.92

    The discipline of medievalism has produced a great deal of scholarship acknowledging the "makers" of the Middle Ages: those who re-discovered the period from 500 to 1500 by engaging with its culturalworks, seeking inspiration from them, or fantasizing about them. Yet such approaches - organized by time period, geography, or theme - often lack an overarching... more...