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  1. A Blessed Shore

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

    Alfred Thomas (Author)

    Regular Price: £53.00

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    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
  2. Ceremonial Culture in the Pre-Modern World

    Ceremonial Culture in the Pre-Modern World [Paperback]

    Nicholas Howe (Editor)

    Regular Price: £26.95

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    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
  3. Living Dangerously

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

    Barbara Hanawalt (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.50

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    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
  4. 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
  5. Building the Kingdom

    Building the Kingdom: Giannozzo Manetti on the Material and Spiritual Edifice [Hardback]

    Christine Smith (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9780866983624
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Building the Kingdom examines how Giannozzo Manetti (1396–1459), by interpreting the great architectural projects of his day within historical, literary, and spiritual contexts, articulated their relevance for his contemporaries as cultural paradi... .... Learn More
  6. Breaking and Shaping Beastly Bodies

    Breaking and Shaping Beastly Bodies: Animals as Material Culture in the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    Aleksander Pluskowski (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781842172186
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    An important human trait is our inclination to develop complex relationships with numerous other species. In the great majority of cases however, these mutualistic relationships involve a pair of species, whose co-evolution has been achieved th... .... Learn More
  7. Sex, Aging, & Death in a Medieval Medical Compendium

    Sex, Aging, & Death in a Medieval Medical Compendium [Hardback]

    M. Teresa Tavormina (Editor)

    Regular Price: £96.00

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    ISBN: 9780866983358
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Trinity College Cambridge MS R.14.52 is one of the most important extant witnesses to vernacular medical and scientific writing in late medieval England. This two-volume collection of essays and texts opens with studies of the physical manuscript,... .... Learn More
  8. The Voice of the Hammer

    The Voice of the Hammer: The Meaning of Work in Middle English Literature [Paperback]

    Nicola Masciandaro (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780268034986
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    A detailed study of the way work was conceptualised in late medieval England, grounded in a close analysis of the Middle English lexicon, accounts of the history of work and Fragment VII of the Canterbury tales. .... Learn More
  9. Widows, Heirs, and Heiresses in the Late Twelfth Century

    Widows, Heirs, and Heiresses in the Late Twelfth Century: The Rotuli de Dominabus Et Pueris Et Puellis [Hardback]

    John Walmsley (Editor)

    Regular Price: £36.00

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    ISBN: 9780866983532
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Series: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies
    This work is a new critical edition and translation of the late-twelfth-century Rotuli de Dominabus et Pueris et Puellis. These records were the result of a little known Domesday-like royal enquiry into the status and assets of widows and wards on... .... Learn More
  10. Medieval Constructions in Gender and Identity

    Medieval Constructions in Gender and Identity: Essays in Honor of Joan M. Ferrante [Hardback]

    Teodolinda Barolini (Editor)

    Regular Price: £36.00

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    ISBN: 9780866983372
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Series: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies
    Contributed by ten distinguished scholars — Joan Cadden, Anne L. Clark, Margaret Aziza Pappano, Susan L. Einbinder, Roy Rosenstein, Laura Kendrick, H. Wayne Storey, Sarah Spence, Suzanne Conklin Akbari, and Teodolinda Barolini — the essays in this... .... Learn More

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