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  1. The Culture of Castles in Tudor England and Wales

    The Culture of Castles in Tudor England and Wales [Hardback]

    Audrey M. Thorstad(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273843
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The castle was an imposing architectural landmark in late medieval and early modern England and Wales. Castles were much more than lordly residences: they were accommodation to guests and servants, spaces of interaction between the... .... Learn More
  2. Music in Elizabethan Court Politics

    Music in Elizabethan Court Politics [Paperback]

    Katherine Butler(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781783274031
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603) had a strong reputation for musicality; her court musicians, Thomas Tallis and William Byrd, even suggested that music was indispensable to the state. But what roles did music play in Elizabethan court... .... Learn More
  3. The Building Accounts of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1517-18

    The Building Accounts of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1517-18 [Hardback]

    Barry Collett(Editor); Angela Smith(Editor); Julian Reid(Editor)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9780904107289
    Published by : Oxford Historical Society
    Series: Oxford Historical Society New Series
    Volume: Volume 48
    Corpus Christi College, Oxford, was founded in 1517 by Richard Fox, bishop of Winchester. He intended it to educate students in classical Greek, Latin and Hebrew, and their literature; Erasmus praised it as a scholarly achievement,... .... Learn More
  4. Dressing the Scottish Court, 1543-1553

    Dressing the Scottish Court, 1543-1553: Clothing in The Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland [Hardback]

    Melanie Schuessler Bond(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783272624
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Medieval and Renaissance Clothing and Textiles
    Volume: Volume 3
    The Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland document money spent by the royal treasury and contain numerous references to clothing and textiles. This volume is designed to make the rich material in the Accounts from the reg... .... Learn More
  5. A Protestant Lord in James VI's Scotland

    A Protestant Lord in James VI's Scotland: George Keith, Fifth Earl Marischal (1554-1623) [Hardback]

    Miles Kerr-Peterson(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273768
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: St Andrews Studies in Scottish History
    Volume: Volume 8
    George Keith, fifth Earl Marischal, is an outstanding example of long-term successful Protestant Lordship in the reign of James VI. The founder of Marischal College in Aberdeen and the towns of Peterhead and Stonehaven, reputed to ... .... Learn More
  6. Kafka after Kafka

    Kafka after Kafka: Dialogical Engagement with His Works from the Holocaust to Postmodernism [Hardback]

    Iris Bruce(Editor); Mark H. Gelber(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781571139818
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 195
    The topic of "Kafka after Kafka" is a fascinating one: the engagement of artists, philosophers, and critics in dialogical exchange with Kafka's works. The present collection of new essays highlights the engagement of less... .... Learn More
  7. Shakespeare's Ovid and the Spectre of the Medieval

    Shakespeare's Ovid and the Spectre of the Medieval [Hardback]

    Lindsay Ann Reid(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845188
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    Series: Studies in Renaissance Literature
    Volume: Volume 36
    The debt owed by Shakespeare to Ovid is a major and important topic in scholarship. This book offers a fresh approach to the subject, in aiming to account for the Middle English literary lenses through which Shakespeare and his con... .... Learn More
  8. Educating Liberty

    Educating Liberty: Democracy and Aristocracy in J.S. Mill's Political Thought [Hardback]

    Chris Barker(Author)

    $105.00

    ISBN: 9781580469227
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Alexis de Tocqueville famously identified the problem of democracy as the "tyranny of the majority," where the rule of the majority oppresses or marginalizes minorities and individuals. John Stuart Mill, perhaps more than... .... Learn More
  9. François Villon in English Poetry

    François Villon in English Poetry: Translation and Influence [Hardback]

    Claire Pascolini-Campbell(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845140
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    Series: Medievalism
    Volume: Volume 15
    Medieval Paris' paradigmatic poet, François Villon, has long captured the imaginations of creative writers. Attracted by his beguilingly pseudo-autobiographical literary persona and a body of work that moves seamlessly betwe... .... Learn More
  10. Queenship at the Renaissance Courts of Britain

    Queenship at the Renaissance Courts of Britain: Catherine of Aragon and Margaret Tudor, 1503-1533 [Hardback]

    Michelle Beer(Author); Michelle L. Beer(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9780861933488
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: Volume 101
    Catherine of Aragon (r.1509-33) and her sister-in-law Margaret Tudor (r.1503-13) presided as queens over the glittering sixteenth-century courts of England and Scotland, alongside their husbands Henry VIII of England and James IV o... .... Learn More

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