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  1. To Live Like a Moor: Christian Perceptions of Muslim Identity in Medieval and Early Modern Spain

    To Live Like a Moor: Christian Perceptions of Muslim Identity in Medieval and Early Modern Spain [Hardback]

    Olivia Remie Constable (Author)

    £47.00

    ISBN: 9780812249484
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
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    What do clothing, bathing, or dining habits reveal about one's personal religious beliefs? Nothing, of course, unless such outward bodily concerns are perceived to hold some sort of spiritual significance. Such was the case in the multireligi... .... Learn More
  2. The Strange Case of Ermine de Reims: A Medieval Woman Between Demons and Saints

    The Strange Case of Ermine de Reims: A Medieval Woman Between Demons and Saints [Paperback]

    Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski (Author)

    £20.99

    ISBN: 9780812224009
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
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    In 1384, a poor and illiterate peasant woman named Ermine moved to the city of Reims with her elderly husband. Her era was troubled by war, plague, and schism within the Catholic Church, and Ermine could easily have slipped unobserved through the ... .... Learn More
  3. The Wealth of England

    The Wealth of England: The Medieval Wool trade and Its Political Importance 1100–1600 [Hardback]

    Susan Rose (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781785707360
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The wool trade was undoubtedly one of the most important elements of the British economy throughout the medieval period - even the seat occupied by the speaker of the House of lords rests on a woolsack. In The Wealth of England Susan Rose brings t... .... Learn More
  4. Mother and Sons, Inc.: Martha de Cabanis in Medieval Montpellier

    Mother and Sons, Inc.: Martha de Cabanis in Medieval Montpellier [Hardback]

    Professor Kathryn L. Reyerson (Author)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9780812249613
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
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    In the late 1320s, Martha de Cabanis was widowed with three young sons, eleven, eight, and four years of age. Her challenges would be many: to raise and train her children to carry on their father's business; to preserve that business until t... .... Learn More
  5. Conduct Becoming: Good Wives and Husbands in the Later Middle Ages

    Conduct Becoming: Good Wives and Husbands in the Later Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Glenn D. Burger (Author)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9780812249606
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
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    Conduct Becoming examines a new genre of late medieval writing that is focused on a wife's virtuous conduct and its ability to alter marital and social relations in the world. Considering a range of texts written for women—the journées chréti... .... Learn More
  6. Holy War, Martyrdom, and Terror: Christianity, Violence, and the West

    Holy War, Martyrdom, and Terror: Christianity, Violence, and the West [Paperback]

    Philippe Buc (Author)

    £25.99

    ISBN: 9780812224016
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: Haney Foundation Series
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    Holy War, Martyrdom, and Terror examines the ways that Christian theology has shaped centuries of conflict from the Jewish-Roman War of late antiquity through the First Crusade, the French Revolution, and up to the Iraq War. By isolating one facto... .... Learn More
  7. A Remembrance of His Wonders: Nature and the Supernatural in Medieval Ashkenaz

    A Remembrance of His Wonders: Nature and the Supernatural in Medieval Ashkenaz [Hardback]

    David I. Shyovitz (Author)

    £52.00

    ISBN: 9780812249118
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: Jewish Culture & Contexts
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    The twelfth and thirteenth centuries witnessed an explosion of Christian interest in the meaning and workings of the natural world-a "discovery of nature" that profoundly reshaped the intellectual currents and spiritual contours of European societ... .... Learn More
  8. Village Elites and Social Structures in the Late Medieval Campine Region

    Village Elites and Social Structures in the Late Medieval Campine Region [Hardback]

    Eline Van Onacker (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9782503554594
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Medieval Countryside
    Volume: 16
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    The economy of the late medieval Low Countries is often portrayed in terms of dynamism and economic growth. However, several regions within this larger entity followed an alternate path of development. One example of this is the Campine (Kemp... .... Learn More
  9. Caring for the Living Soul: Emotions, Medicine and Penance in the Late Medieval Mediterranean

    Caring for the Living Soul: Emotions, Medicine and Penance in the Late Medieval Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Naama Cohen-Hanegbi (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9789004341517
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Medieval Mediterranean
    Volume: 110
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    Caring for the Living Soul identifies the fundamental role emotions played in the development of learned medicine and in the formation of the social role of the "physicians of the body" in western Mediterranean between 1200 and 1500. The book expl... .... Learn More
  10. Boundaries in the Medieval and Wider World: Essays in Honour of Paul Freedman

    Boundaries in the Medieval and Wider World: Essays in Honour of Paul Freedman [Hardback]

    Thomas Barton (Editor); Susan McDonough (Editor); Sara McDougall (Editor); Matthew Wranovix (Editor)

    £76.50

    ISBN: 9782503568454
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Europa Sacra
    Volume: 22
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    Throughout his distinguished career at Vanderbilt and Yale, Paul H. Freedman has established a reputation for pushing against and crossing perceived boundaries within history and within the historical discipline. His numerous works have consi... .... Learn More

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