History: Medieval History 400-1500

  • The Life and Reign of Edward the Fourth (Vol 2): King of England and of France and Lord of Ireland book cover

    The Life and Reign of Edward the Fourth (Vol 2)

    King of England and of France and Lord of Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Cora L. Scofield

    Published in 1967, these two volumes combine the traditions of the annalistic style with the exacting requirements of modern scholarship to provide scholars of the fifteenth century with what remains, forty years after its first publication, the most exhaustive account of the reign of Edward IV.…

    Paperback – 2020-08-11 
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  • The Shaping of Africa: Cosmographic Discourse and Cartographic Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe book cover

    The Shaping of Africa

    Cosmographic Discourse and Cartographic Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Francesc Relaño

    This title was first published in 2002. When did Africa emerge as a continent in the European mind? This book aims to trace the origins of the idea of Africa and its evolution in Renaissance thought. Particular attention is given to the relationship between the process of acquiring knowledge…

    Paperback – 2020-08-10 
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  • Wanton Wenches and Wayward Wives: Peasants and Illicit Sex in Early Seventeenth Century England book cover

    Wanton Wenches and Wayward Wives

    Peasants and Illicit Sex in Early Seventeenth Century England, 1st Edition

    By G. R. Quaife

    Originally published in 1979. This highly detailed study of illicit sex amongst the peasantry of Somerset between 1601 and 1660 recreates the atmosphere of the period and questions a number of previously accepted hypotheses. Based on the depositions presented to the county and regional courts…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
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  • Medieval Sexuality: A Research Guide book cover

    Medieval Sexuality

    A Research Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury

    Originally published in 1990. Well-annotated bibliographical entries cover works on history, religion, medicine, philosophy, law and literature in western Europe from about the third century A.D. through the end of the medieval period. The primary sources are organised thematically, and separately…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
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  • Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays book cover

    Sex in the Middle Ages

    A Book of Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury

    Originally published in 1991. Covering courtship, disclosure, diversity, and public implications, the essays here discuss topics such as erotic magic, nakedness, physicians’ attitudes about sex, boy-love, saints and sex, and the politics of sodomy, as they were manifested in medieval Europe and the…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
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  • A History of Medicine book cover

    A History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Arturo Castiglioni

    Originally published in 1941, A History of Medicine provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to the advancement of medicine, from Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Babylonia, all the way up to the 20th century. The book looks at the close relationship between the progress of medicine and its…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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  • The Writings of Medieval Women: An Anthology book cover

    The Writings of Medieval Women

    An Anthology, 2nd Edition

    By Marcelle Thiebaux

    Published in 1994: The period surveyed in this anthology extends from the eve of Christianity's triumph, in the third century, to the new age of expansion in the fifteenth century, an age marked by the advent of printing pressed, the European discovery of the Caribbean islands, which Columbus…

    Paperback – 2020-04-05 
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  • An Old English Martyrology (1900): Re-edited from Manuscripts in the Libraries of the British Museum and of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge book cover

    An Old English Martyrology (1900)

    Re-edited from Manuscripts in the Libraries of the British Museum and of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, 1st Edition

    By George Herzfeld

    First published in 1900, this Reader uses four manuscripts from the British Museum and Corpus Christi College Cambridge to present a thorough introduction along with a dual-language edition of the text. The original manuscripts, as Herzfeld demonstrates, are of varying qualities and comprise of the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • The Coventry Leet Book or Mayor's Register: Containing the records of the city Court Leet or View of frankpledge, A.D. 1420-1555 with divers other matters book cover

    The Coventry Leet Book or Mayor's Register

    Containing the records of the city Court Leet or View of frankpledge, A.D. 1420-1555 with divers other matters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Dormer Harris

    First published in 1907, this transcribed text provides insight into the social, economic, legal and political lives of the residents of Late Medieval Coventry. The text consists of records of the Coventry Leet, in one view a court held by a Lord of the Manor for the trial of petty offences, and in…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts and their Heritage book cover

    Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts and their Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Phillip Pulsiano, Elaine M. Treharne

    First published in 1998, this volume brings together some of the best recent work on the period before and after the Norman Conquest and makes an irresistible case for a number of fundamental revisions in our understanding of the culture of Anglo-Saxon and Norman England. Combining the use of novel…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Woman in Italy: From the Introduction of the Chivalrous Service of Love to the Appearance of the Professional Actress book cover

    Woman in Italy

    From the Introduction of the Chivalrous Service of Love to the Appearance of the Professional Actress, 1st Edition

    By William Boulting

    First published in 1910, this study in social evolution from the 13th to the 16th century functioned as a successor to Jacob Burckhardt’s The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy (1860). The author developed Burckhardt’s idea of studying continuous trends over time whilst challenging his idea…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • England in the Later Middle Ages book cover

    England in the Later Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By K.H. Vickers

    First published in 1950 in its 7th edition, this volume became a standard work. Covering 213 years, it begins with Edward I and proceeds through events including the Black Death and the Hundred Years War to Edward IV. In doing so, the author balanced political, constitutional, social and economic…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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