History: Medieval History 400-1500

  • Imperial Spheres and the Adriatic: Byzantium, the Carolingians and the Treaty of Aachen (812) book cover

    Imperial Spheres and the Adriatic

    Byzantium, the Carolingians and the Treaty of Aachen (812)

    Edited by Mladen Ančić, Jonathan Shepard, Trpimir Vedriš

    Although often mentioned in textbooks about the Carolingian and Byzantine empires, the Treaty of Aachen has not received much close attention. This volume attempts not just to fill the gap, but to view the episode through both micro- and macro-lenses. Introductory chapters review the state of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900 book cover

    Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900

    Edited by Terry R. Slater, Sandra M.G. Pinto

    Towns are complicated places. It is therefore not surprising that from the beginnings of urban development, towns and town life have been regulated. Whether the basis of regulation was imposed or agreed, ultimately it was necessary to have a law-based system to ensure that disagreements could be…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Deeds of the Bishops of Cambrai, Translation and Commentary book cover

    Deeds of the Bishops of Cambrai, Translation and Commentary

    By Bernard S. Bachrach, David S. Bachrach, Michael Leese

    First commissioned by Bishop Gerard I of Cambrai (1012-1051) in 1023 or 1024, the Gesta episcoporum Cameracensium was the work of two authors, the second of whom completed the text shortly after the death of Bishop Gerard. The three books of the Gesta shed considerable light on the policies and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Interspecies Interactions: Animals and Humans between the Middle Ages and Modernity book cover

    Interspecies Interactions

    Animals and Humans between the Middle Ages and Modernity

    Edited by Sarah Cockram, Andrew Wells

    Interspecies Interactions surveys the rapidly developing field of human-animal relations from the late medieval and early modern eras through to the mid-Victorian period. By viewing animals as authentic and autonomous historical agents who had a real impact on the world around them, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Celibate and Childless Men in Power: Ruling Eunuchs and Bishops in the Pre-Modern World book cover

    Celibate and Childless Men in Power

    Ruling Eunuchs and Bishops in the Pre-Modern World

    Edited by Almut Höfert, Matthew M. Mesley, Serena Tolino

    This book explores a striking common feature of pre-modern ruling systems on a global scale: the participation of childless and celibate men as integral parts of the elites. In bringing court eunuchs and bishops together, this collection shows that the integration of men who were normatively or…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • The Formation of the English Common Law: Law and Society in England from King Alfred to Magna Carta book cover

    The Formation of the English Common Law

    Law and Society in England from King Alfred to Magna Carta, 2nd Edition

    By John Hudson

    The Formation of English Common Law provides a comprehensive overview of the development of early English law, one of the classic subjects of medieval history. This much expanded second edition spans the centuries from King Alfred to Magna Carta, abandoning the traditional but restrictive break at…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    The Medieval World

  • Scientific Practices in European History, 1200-1800: A Book of Texts book cover

    Scientific Practices in European History, 1200-1800

    A Book of Texts

    By Peter Dear

    Scientific Practices in European History, 1200–1800 presents and situates a collection of extracts from both widely known texts by such figures as Copernicus, Newton, and Lavoisier, and lesser known but significant items, all chosen to provide a perspective on topics in social, cultural and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge

  • The Colonies of Genoa in the Black Sea Region: Evolution and Transformation book cover

    The Colonies of Genoa in the Black Sea Region

    Evolution and Transformation

    By Evgeny Khvalkov

    This book focuses on the network of the Genoese colonies in the Black Sea area and their diverse multi-ethnic societies. It raises the problems of continuity of the colonial patterns, reveals the importance of the formation of the late medieval / early modern colonialism, the urban demography, and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • The Middle Ages without Feudalism: Essays in Criticism and Comparison on the Medieval West book cover

    The Middle Ages without Feudalism

    Essays in Criticism and Comparison on the Medieval West

    By Susan Reynolds

    This volume brings together articles (including two hitherto unpublished pieces) that Susan Reynolds has written since the publication of her Fiefs and Vassals (1994). There she argued that the concepts of the fief and of vassalage, as generally understood by historians of medieval Europe, were…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Childhood in History: Perceptions of Children in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds book cover

    Childhood in History

    Perceptions of Children in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds

    Edited by Reidar Aasgaard, Cornelia Horn

    Inquiring into childhood is one of the most appropriate ways to address the perennial and essential question of what it is that makes human beings – each of us – human. In Childhood in History: Perceptions of Children in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds, Aasgaard, Horn, and Cojocaru bring together…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • The Liber legis Scaniae: The Latin Text with Introduction, Translation and Commentaries book cover

    The Liber legis Scaniae

    The Latin Text with Introduction, Translation and Commentaries

    Edited by Ditlev Tamm

    The Liber legis Scaniae: The Latin Text with Introduction, Translation and Commentaries forms the second volume of The Danish Medieval Laws and is dedicated to the Latin text based on the Danish medieval Law of Scania. Also known as the "Old laws of Scania", the Liber legis Scaniae is ascribed to…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Medieval Translations

  • The Origins of the German Principalities, 1100-1350: Essays by German Historians book cover

    The Origins of the German Principalities, 1100-1350

    Essays by German Historians

    Edited by Graham A. Loud, Jochen Schenk

    The history of medieval Germany is still rarely studied in the English-speaking world. This collection of essays by distinguished German historians examines one of most important themes of German medieval history, the development of the local principalities. These became the dominant governmental…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge

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