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  1. Food Hawkers: Selling in the Streets from Antiquity to the Present

    Food Hawkers: Selling in the Streets from Antiquity to the Present [Hardback]

    Melissa Calaresu (Editor); Danielle van den Heuvel (Editor)

    Regular Price: £120.00

    Special Price: £40.00

    ISBN: 9781409450429
    Published by : Routledge
    Street vendors are ubiquitous across the world and throughout history. They are part of almost any distribution chain, and play an important role in the marketing of consumer goods particularly to poorer customers. Focusing on the food trades, thi... .... Learn More
  2. Sacred Trash

    Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Genizah [Paperback]

    Adina Hoffman (Author); Peter Cole (Author)

    Regular Price: £12.99

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9780805212235
    Published by : Schocken Books
    Sacred Trash tells the remarkable story of the Cairo Geniza—a synagogue repository for worn-out texts that turned out to contain the most vital cache of Jewish manuscripts ever discovered. This tale of buried communal treasure weaves together u... .... Learn More
  3. The People of the North (1546-1610)

    The People of the North (1546-1610) [Hardback]

    Paul Catania (Author)

    £18.50

    ISBN: 9789993275534
    Published by : Midsea Books
    Series: Maltese Social Studies Series
    Volume: 24
    The book breaks new ground in so far as it brings together the information from extensive archival research into a variety of primary sources. The author’s findings on an exhaustive data base on Naxxar and its satellite villages and hamlets coveri... .... Learn More
  4. A Medieval Woman's Companion

    A Medieval Woman's Companion [Paperback]

    Susan Signe Morrison (Author)

    £16.95

    ISBN: 9781785700798
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    What have a deaf nun, the mother of the first baby born to Europeans in North America, and a condemned heretic to do with one another? They are among the virtuous virgins, marvellous maidens, and fierce feminists of the Middle Ages who trail-blaze... .... Learn More
  5. Infirmity in Antiquity and the Middle Ages

    Infirmity in Antiquity and the Middle Ages: Social and Cultural Approaches to Health Weakness and Care [Hardback]

    Christian Krotzl (Editor); K. Mustakallio (Editor)

    Regular Price: £88.99

    Special Price: £35.00

    ISBN: 9781472438348
    Published by : Ashgate
    This volume discusses infirmitas (‘infirmity’ or ‘weakness’) in ancient and medieval societies. It concentrates on the cultural, social and domestic aspects of physical and mental illness, impairment and health, and also examines frailty as a more... .... Learn More
  6. Conquerors, Brides, and Concubines

    Conquerors, Brides, and Concubines: Interfaith Relations and Social Power in Medieval Iberia [Hardback]

    Simon Barton (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780812246759
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Conquerors, Brides, and Concubines investigates the political and cultural significance of marriages and other sexual encounters between Christians and Muslims in the Iberian Peninsula, from the Islamic conquest in the early eighth century to the ... .... Learn More
  7. A Catalogue of the Late Antique Gold Glass in the British Museum

    A Catalogue of the Late Antique Gold Glass in the British Museum [Paperback]

    Daniel Howells (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861591985
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 198
    A key publication on the British Museum’s internationally renowned Late Antique gold glass collection, this is the first publication in 50 years to offer new ideas on Late Antique gold glass, one of the most important areas in the field of ancient... .... Learn More
  8. Expelling the Plague

    Expelling the Plague [Paperback]

    Zlata Blazina Tomic (Author); Vesna Blazina (Author)

    Regular Price: £33.00

    Special Price: £15.00

    ISBN: 9780773545403
    Published by : McGill-Queen's UP
    A vibrant city-state on the Adriatic sea, Dubrovnik, also known as Ragusa, was a hub for the international trade between Europe and the Ottoman Empire. As a result, the city suffered frequent outbreaks of plague. Through a comprehensive analysis o... .... Learn More
  9. Enemies in the Plaza: Urban Spectacle and the End of Spanish Frontier Culture 1460-1492 (The Middle Ages Series)

    Enemies in the Plaza: Urban Spectacle and the End of Spanish Frontier Culture 1460-1492 (The Middle Ages Series) [Hardback]

    Thomas Devaney (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £20.00

    ISBN: 9780812247138
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Toward the end of the fifteenth century, Spanish Christians near the border of Castile and Muslim-ruled Granada held complex views about religious tolerance. People living in frontier cities bore much of the cost of war against Granada and faced t... .... Learn More
  10. Papacy, Monarchy and Marriage, 860-1600

    Papacy, Monarchy and Marriage, 860-1600 [Hardback]

    David D'Avray (Author)

    Regular Price: £69.99

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    ISBN: 9781107062535
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This analysis of royal marriage cases across seven centuries explains how and how far popes controlled royal entry into and exits from their marriages. In the period between c.860 and 1600, the personal lives of kings became the business of the pa... .... Learn More

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