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  1. Hermann Potzlinger's Music Book

    Hermann Potzlinger's Music Book [Hardback]

    Ian Rumbold (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781843834632
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Hermann Potzlinger (+ 1469), the university-educated schoolmaster of the monastery of St Emmeram, Regensburg, was the creator of one of the largest and most intriguing collections of late-medieval polyphonic music to have survived from Central Eur... .... Learn More
  2. Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 1: Facsimile

    Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 1: Facsimile [Hardback]

    Alan M. Stahl (Editor); David McGee (Editor); Pamela O. Long (Editor)

    Regular Price: £57.95

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780262135030
    Published by : MIT Press
    In the fifteenth century, a Venetian mariner, Michael of Rhodes, wrote and illustrated a text describing his experiences in the Venetian merchant and military fleets. He included a treatise on commercial mathematics and treatments of contempo... .... Learn More
  3. The Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 3: Studies

    The Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 3: Studies [Hardback]

    Alan M. Stahl (Editor); David McGee (Editor); Pamela O. Long (Editor)

    Regular Price: £37.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780262123082
    Published by : MIT Press
    In the fifteenth century, a Venetian mariner, Michael of Rhodes, wrote and illustrated a text describing his experiences in the Venetian merchant and military fleets. He included a treatise on commercial mathematics and treatments of contemporary ... .... Learn More
  4. Maintenance, Meed, and Marriage in Medieval English Literature

    Maintenance, Meed, and Marriage in Medieval English Literature [Hardback]

    Kathleen E. Kennedy (Author)

    Regular Price: £69.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780230606661
    Published by : Palgrave
    Employing the study of medieval analogies this book is the first to explore how the relationship between lords and retainers was depicted in literature by Chaucer, Gower, Langland, and Lydgate. Kennedy uses close readings and medieval letter colle... .... Learn More
  5. Looking Inward

    Looking Inward: Devotional Reading and the Private Self in Late Medieval England [Hardback]

    Jennifer Bryan (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780812240481
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    This challenging study looks at the most popular genre of English book in the Later Middle Ages, the devotional treatise. Jennifer Bryan argues that the widespread dissemination of such texts proves not that English men and women were especiall... .... Learn More
  6. Understanding Plague

    Understanding Plague [Hardback]

    Randal P. Garza (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.95

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780820463414
    Published by : Peter Lang Verlag
    The outbreak of the plague in 1347, commonly referred to as the Black Death, was the source of numerous socio-economic changes in the later Middle Ages. Numerous studies have traced the progress and effects of the disease in countries such as Germ... .... Learn More
  7. A Blessed Shore

    A Blessed Shore: England and Bohemia from Chaucer to Shakespeare [Hardback]

    Alfred Thomas (Author)

    Regular Price: £53.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780801445682
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    This fascinating study looks at relations between England and Bohemia in the Late Middle Ages, both in an empirical sense and going beyond this to the formation of Bohemia as an idea. The starting point of the study is the marriage of Richard I... .... Learn More
  8. Living Dangerously

    Living Dangerously: On the Margins in Medieval and Early Modern Europe [Paperback]

    Barbara Hanawalt (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.50

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780268030827
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    These essays examine the lives of those who lived on the margins of medieval and early modern European society. While some essays explore obvious marginalized classes, such as criminals, gypsies, and prostitutes, others challenge traditional un... .... Learn More
  9. Ceremonial Culture in the Pre-Modern World

    Ceremonial Culture in the Pre-Modern World [Paperback]

    Nicholas Howe (Editor)

    Regular Price: £26.95

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9780268030759
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Ceremony, procession and ritual were of far greater significance in pre-modern society, and research in this area has been a popular concern in recent years. Here an initial essay by Nicholas Howe sets out some methodological issues, developing... .... Learn More
  10. Feud in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Feud in Medieval and Early Modern Europe [Paperback]

    Jeppe Buchert Netterstrom (Author); Bjorn Poulsen (Author)

    £17.30

    ISBN: 9788779341586
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    We tend to think of a feud as being a long established state of hostilities, especially between families or clans, which normally manifests itself in revengeful violence. One of the articles in this volume thus states: "What began as a dispute ove... .... Learn More

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