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  1. Crossing Borders

    Crossing Borders [Hardback]

    Sahar Amer (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780812240870
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    This ambitious study looks at the interaction between Arabic and French medieval writing and specifically their representation of gender, and female homo-eroticism. Whilst lesbianism is documented within medieval Arab society, and Arabic litera... .... Learn More
  2. Courts of Love, Castles of Hate

    Courts of Love, Castles of Hate [Hardback]

    Aubrey Burl (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780750945363
    Published by : Sutton Publishing Ltd
    An accessible account of the poetry and cultural world of the troubadours. Aubrey Burl looks at the conditions in Southern France which led to a very different art form to the chansons de gestes then prevalent in Europe's northern courts. He gi... .... Learn More
  3. Understanding Plague

    Understanding Plague [Hardback]

    Randal P. Garza (Author)

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    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... .... Learn More
  4. A Blessed Shore

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

    Alfred Thomas (Author)

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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
  5. Living Dangerously

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

    Barbara Hanawalt (Author)

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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
  6. Ceremonial Culture in the Pre-Modern World

    Ceremonial Culture in the Pre-Modern World [Paperback]

    Nicholas Howe (Editor)

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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
  7. Feud in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Feud in Medieval and Early Modern Europe [Paperback]

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

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    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
  8. Building the Kingdom

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

    Christine Smith (Author)

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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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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