History: Medieval History 400-1500

  • Revisiting Gender in European History, 1400–1800 book cover

    Revisiting Gender in European History, 1400–1800

    Edited by Elise M. Dermineur, Åsa Karlsson Sjögren, Virginia Langum

    Do women have a history? Did women have a renaissance? These were provocative questions when they were raised in the heyday of women’s studies in the 1970s. But how relevant does gender remain to premodern history in the twenty-first century? This book considers this question in eight new case…

    Hardback – 2018-04-11
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    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • The Silk Road and the Political Economy of the Mongol Empire book cover

    The Silk Road and the Political Economy of the Mongol Empire

    By Prajakti Kalra

    The growing importance of Central and Inner Asia and the Silk Road is much discussed at present. This book compares the nature of present day networks in these regions with the patterns of similar connections which existed at the time of the Mongol Empire in the thirteenth century and its successor…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
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    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Early Medieval Europe 300–1050: A Guide for Studying and Teaching book cover

    Early Medieval Europe 300–1050

    A Guide for Studying and Teaching, 2nd Edition

    By David Rollason

    Early Medieval Europe 300–1050: A Guide for Studying and Teaching empowers students by providing them with the conceptual and methodological tools to investigate the period. Throughout the book, major research questions and historiographical debates are identified and guidance is given on how to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04
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  • Cross-Cultural Interaction Between Byzantium and the West, 1204–1669: Whose Mediterranean Is It Anyway? book cover

    Cross-Cultural Interaction Between Byzantium and the West, 1204–1669

    Whose Mediterranean Is It Anyway?

    Edited by Angeliki Lymberopoulou

    The early modern Mediterranean was an area where many different rich cultural traditions came in contact with each other, and were often forced to co-exist, frequently learning to reap the benefits of co-operation. Orthodox, Roman Catholics, Muslims, Jews, and their interactions all contributed…

    Hardback – 2018-03-27
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    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Place and Space in the Medieval World book cover

    Place and Space in the Medieval World

    Edited by Meg Boulton, Jane Hawkes, Heidi Stoner

    This book addresses the critical terminologies of place and space (and their role within medieval studies) in a considered and critical manner, presenting a scholarly introduction written by the editors alongside thematic case studies that address a wide range of visual and textual material. The…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
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    Routledge Research in Art History

  • History on the Ground book cover

    History on the Ground

    By Maurice Beresford

    Taking the evidence of maps and documents, this book, originally published in 1957, describes 6 journeys inthe field: to parish boundaries, Elizabethan villages, the planted medieval towns and to parks of all periods.…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

  • The Mongols and the West: 1221-1410 book cover

    The Mongols and the West

    1221-1410, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Jackson

    The Mongols and the West provides a comprehensive survey of relations between the Catholic West and the Mongol Empire from the first appearance of Chinggis (Genghis) Khan’s armies on Europe’s horizons in 1221 to the battle of Tannenberg in 1410. This book has been designed to provide a synthesis of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16
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    The Medieval World

  • John Climacus: From the Egyptian Desert to the Sinaite Mountain book cover

    John Climacus

    From the Egyptian Desert to the Sinaite Mountain

    By John Chryssavgis

    John Chryssavgis explores the ascetic teaching and theology of St John Climacus, a classical and formative writer of the Christian medieval East, and the author of the seventh-century Ladder of Divine Ascent. This text proved to be the most widely used handbook of the spiritual life in the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
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  • The Medieval and Early Modern Garden in Britain: Enclosure and Transformation, c. 1200-1750 book cover

    The Medieval and Early Modern Garden in Britain

    Enclosure and Transformation, c. 1200-1750

    Edited by Patricia Skinner, Theresa Tyers

    What was a "garden" in medieval and early modern British culture and how was it imagined? How did it change as Europe opened up to the wider world from the 16th century onwards? In a series of fresh approaches to these questions, the contributors offer chapters that identify and discuss…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
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    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Cardinal Isidore (c.1390–1462): A Late Byzantine Scholar, Warlord, and Prelate book cover

    Cardinal Isidore (c.1390–1462)

    A Late Byzantine Scholar, Warlord, and Prelate

    By Marios Philippides, Walter K. Hanak

    A member of the imperial Palaiologan family, albeit most probably illegitimate, Isidore became a scholar at a young age and began his rise in the Byzantine ecclesiastical ranks. He was an active advocate of the union of the Orthodox and Catholic Churches in Constantinople. His military exploits,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12
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  • The Islamic Villa in Early Medieval Iberia: Architecture and Court Culture in Umayyad Córdoba book cover

    The Islamic Villa in Early Medieval Iberia

    Architecture and Court Culture in Umayyad Córdoba

    By Glaire D. Anderson

    Exploring the aristocratic villas and court culture of Córdoba, during its 'golden age' under the reign of the Umayyad dynasty (r. 756-1031 AD), this study illuminates a key facet of the secular architecture of the court and its relationship to the well-known Umayyad luxury arts. Based on textual…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
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  • Preaching the Crusades to the Eastern Mediterranean: Propaganda, Liturgy and Diplomacy, 1305–1352 book cover

    Preaching the Crusades to the Eastern Mediterranean

    Propaganda, Liturgy and Diplomacy, 1305–1352

    By Constantinos Georgiou

    Preaching was an integral part of the crusade movement. This book focuses on the efforts of the first four Avignon popes to organize crusade preaching campaigns to the Eastern Mediterranean and on the role of the secular and regular clergy in their implementation. Historians have treated the fall…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
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