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  1. Gunpowder, Masculinity, and Warfare in German Texts, 1400-1700

    Gunpowder, Masculinity, and Warfare in German Texts, 1400-1700 [Hardback]

    Patrick Brugh(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469685
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Changing Perspectives on Early Modern Europe
    Volume: Volume 21
    Guns have been linked with masculinity since their earliest days on European battlefields, and surviving treatises on gunpowder from the early fifteenth century describe in detail the kinds of strong, sober, and God-fearing men who could be truste... .... Learn More
  2. Warriors of the Word

    Warriors of the Word: The World of the Scottish Highlanders [Paperback]

    Michael Newton(Author)

    $40.95

    ISBN: 9781912476596
    Published by : Origin
    Words have always held great power in the Gaelic traditions of the Scottish Highlands: bardic poems bought immortality for their subjects; satires threatened to ruin reputations and cause physical injury; clan sagas recounted famil... .... Learn More
  3. Sir Thomas Gray: Scalacronica (1272-1363)

    Sir Thomas Gray: Scalacronica (1272-1363) [Paperback]

    Sir Thomas Gray(Author); Andy King(Author); Andy King(Editor); Sir Thomas Gray(Editor)

    $29.99

    ISBN: 9780854440795
    Published by : Surtees Society
    Series: Publications of the Surtees Society
    In 1355, Sir Thomas Gray, a Northumbrian knight and constable of Norham castle, was ambushed and captured by the Scots. Imprisoned in Edinburgh castle, he whiled away the hours by writing a chronicle charting the history of Britain... .... Learn More
  4. A History of Romania

    A History of Romania: Land, People, Civilization [Paperback]

    Professor Nicolae Iorga(Author); David Prodan(Foreword)

    $29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110148
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Nicolae Iorga’s A History of Romania: Land, People, Civilization is not a typical historical account of a nation’s past, reciting dates, personalities, and events. Rather, it is an intimate portrait of a land and its pe... .... Learn More
  5. Things that Didn't Happen

    Things that Didn't Happen: Writing, Politics and the Counterhistorical, 1678-1743 [Hardback]

    John McTague(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783274093
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in the Eighteenth Century
    Volume: Volume 4
    James Francis Edward Stuart, the Prince of Wales born in 1688, was not a commoner's child smuggled into the queen's birthing chamber in a warming pan, but many people said he was. In 1708, the same prince did not quite land in Scotland with a forc... .... Learn More
  6. Realities and Fantasies of German Female Leadership

    Realities and Fantasies of German Female Leadership: From Maria Antonia of Saxony to Angela Merkel [Hardback]

    Elisabeth Krimmer(Editor); Patricia Anne Simpson(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640140653
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Women and Gender in German Studies
    Volume: Volume 3
    The Western tradition of excluding women from leadership and disparaging their ability to lead has persisted for centuries, not least in Germany. Even today, resistance to women holding power is embedded in literary, cultural, and ... .... Learn More
  7. Voices of Scotswomen in Peace and War

    Voices of Scotswomen in Peace and War: Spoken Recollections of Home Life, Employment and 1939-45 War Service [Paperback]

    Ian MacDougall(Author)

    $40.95

    ISBN: 9781910900321
    Published by : John Donald
    During the Second World War thousands of women served with the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS), the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF), Women’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS) or the Timber Corps. In this book 19 Scotswo... .... Learn More
  8. A History of the County of Oxford

    A History of the County of Oxford: XIX: Wychwood Forest and Environs [Hardback]

    Simon Townley(Editor)

    $165.00

    ISBN: 9781904356516
    Published by : Victoria County History
    Series: Victoria County History
    Until its partial clearance in the 1850s Wychwood forest, set in an undulating landscape on the edge of the Cotswolds, was one of the great royal forests of England, comparable with Savernake, Rockingham, or Whittlewood. This volum... .... Learn More
  9. Town Courts and Urban Society in Late Medieval England, 1250-1500

    Town Courts and Urban Society in Late Medieval England, 1250-1500 [Hardback]

    Richard Goddard(Editor); Teresa Phipps(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783274253
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Town courts were the principal institution responsible for the delivery of justice and urban administration within medieval towns. Their records survive in large quantities in archives across England, and they provide an unparalleled insight into ... .... Learn More
  10. Personal Names and Naming Practices in Medieval Scotland

    Personal Names and Naming Practices in Medieval Scotland [Hardback]

    Matthew Hammond(Editor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783274284
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Celtic History
    Volume: Volume 39
    Personal names can provide a rich and often overlooked window into medieval society, and Scotland's diversity of languages over the course of the Middle Ages makes it an ideal case study. This book offers a range of new methodological approaches t... .... Learn More

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