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  1. Gaelic Influence in the Northumbrian Kingdom

    Gaelic Influence in the Northumbrian Kingdom: The Golden Age and the Viking Age [Hardback]

    Fiona Edmonds(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273362
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Celtic History
    Volume: Volume 40
    Northumbria was the most northerly Anglo-Saxon kingdom; its impressive landscape featured two sweeping coastlines, which opened the area to a variety of cultural connections. This book explores influences that emanated from the Gaelic-speaking wor... .... Learn More
  2. Cornwall, Connectivity and Identity in the Fourteenth Century

    Cornwall, Connectivity and Identity in the Fourteenth Century [Hardback]

    S.J. Drake(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783274697
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Stretching out into the wild Atlantic, fourteenth-century Cornwall was a land at the very ends of the earth. Within its boundaries many believed that King Arthur was a real-life historical Cornishman and that their natal shire had once been the ho... .... Learn More
  3. The Lost Library of the King of Portugal

    The Lost Library of the King of Portugal [Hardback]

    Angela Delaforce(Author)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9781912168156
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
    The destruction on the morning of All Saints Day 1755 of the heart of the city of Lisbon by an earthquake, tidal wave and the urban fires that followed was a tragedy that divides the 18th century in Portugal. One casualty on that fatal morning was... .... Learn More
  4. Royal and Urban Gunpowder Weapons in Late Medieval England

    Royal and Urban Gunpowder Weapons in Late Medieval England [Hardback]

    Dan Spencer(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783274574
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Armour and Weapons
    Volume: Volume 8
    One of the most important technological developments of the Middle Ages was the adoption of gunpowder weapons in medieval Europe. From the fourteenth century onwards, this new technology was to eventually transform the conduct of warfare beyond al... .... Learn More
  5. The Sword

    The Sword: Form and Thought [Hardback]

    Lisa Deutscher(Editor); Mirjam Kaiser(Editor); Sixt Wetzler(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783274277
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Armour and Weapons
    Volume: Volume 9
    The sword is the most iconic of all weapons. Throughout history, it has connected various, sometimes conflicting, dimensions of human culture: physical combat and representation of political power, definition of gender roles and refinement of body... .... Learn More
  6. Refashioning Medieval and Early Modern Dress

    Refashioning Medieval and Early Modern Dress: A Tribute to Robin Netherton [Hardback]

    Gale R. Owen-Crocker(Editor); Maren Clegg Hyer(Editor)

    $135.00

    ISBN: 9781783274741
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Medieval and Renaissance Clothing and Textiles
    Volume: Volume 4
    All those who work with historical dress and textiles must in some way re-fashion them. This fundamental concept is developed and addressed by the articles collected here, ranging over issues of gender, status and power. Topics include: the repurp... .... Learn More
  7. Money and Markets

    Money and Markets: Essays in Honour of Martin Daunton [Paperback]

    Julian Hoppit(Editor); Duncan Needham(Editor); A.B. Leonard(Editor); Adrian Leonard(Editor)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781783274451
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: People, Markets, Goods: Economies and Societies in History
    Volume: Volume 14
    Money and Markets celebrates Martin Daunton's distinguished career by bringing together essays from leading economic, social and cultural historians, many being colleagues and former students. Throughout his career, Daunton has focused on t... .... Learn More
  8. Women and the Land, 1500-1900

    Women and the Land, 1500-1900 [Paperback]

    Amanda Capern(Editor); Briony McDonagh(Editor); Jennifer Aston(Editor); Amanda L. Capern(Editor)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781783273980
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: People, Markets, Goods: Economies and Societies in History
    Volume: Volume 15
    Women and the Land examines the pre-history of gendered property relations in England, focusing on the four-hundred-year period between roughly 1500 and 1900. More specifically, the book is about how gender shaped opportunities for and expe... .... Learn More
  9. Consuls and Captives

    Consuls and Captives: Dutch-North African Diplomacy in the Early Modern Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Erica Heinsen-Roach(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469746
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Changing Perspectives on Early Modern Europe
    Volume: Volume 20
    This work offers a new perspective on the history of diplomacy in the western Mediterranean, examining how piracy and captivity at sea forced Protestant states from northwest Europe to develop complex relationships with Islamic North Africa. Traci... .... Learn More
  10. The Hanoverian Succession in Great Britain and its Empire

    The Hanoverian Succession in Great Britain and its Empire [Hardback]

    Brent S. Sirota(Author); Allan I. MacInnes(Author); Brent S. Sirota(Editor); Allan I. MacInnes(Editor)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783274499
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History
    Volume: Volume 35
    Was the accession of the Hanoverian dynasty of Brunswick to the throne of Britain and its empire in 1714 merely the final act in the 'Glorious Revolution' of 1688-89? Many contemporaries and later historians thought so, explaining the succession i... .... Learn More

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