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  • Before and After Darwin: Origins, Species, Cosmogonies, and Ontologies book cover

    Before and After Darwin

    Origins, Species, Cosmogonies, and Ontologies, 1st Edition

    By M.J.S. Hodge

    This is the first of a pair of volumes by Jonathan Hodge, collecting all his most innovative, revisionist and influential papers on Charles Darwin and on the longer run of theories about origins and species from ancient times to the present. The focus in this volume is on the diversity of theories…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Coinage and Coin Use in Medieval Italy book cover

    Coinage and Coin Use in Medieval Italy

    1st Edition

    By Alessia Rovelli

    The volume gathers together seventeen articles dedicated to the monetary history of medieval Italy, most of them newly translated into English. The articles in the first section of the volume trace the development of monetisation in Italy from the Lombard period until the rise of the communes,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The History of Rhetoric and the Rhetoric of History book cover

    The History of Rhetoric and the Rhetoric of History

    1st Edition

    By Nancy S. Struever

    In the articles collected here Nancy Struever explores the basic assumption that rhetoric is not simply a bag of persuasive tricks, but functions, necessarily, as a mode of inquiry investigating not simply the mechanics of production and reception of discourse, but the psychological factors of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Brittany in the Early Middle Ages: Texts and Societies book cover

    Brittany in the Early Middle Ages

    Texts and Societies, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Davies

    This volume focuses on Wendy Davies's work on early medieval Breton texts and their implications. Beginning with core analyses of the Redon and Landévennec cartularies, it continues with papers that tease out some of the key social implications of the 9th-century Redon material - on the nature of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Barbarians, Maps, and Historiography: Studies on the Early Medieval West book cover

    Barbarians, Maps, and Historiography

    Studies on the Early Medieval West, 1st Edition

    By Walter Goffart

    To complement his first collection of articles (Rome's Fall and After, 1989), Walter Goffart presents here a further set of essays, all but two published between 1988 and 2007. They mainly focus on two types of historiography: early medieval narratives, with special attention to Bede's Historia…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Essays in Medieval Chinese Literature and Cultural History book cover

    Essays in Medieval Chinese Literature and Cultural History

    1st Edition

    By Paul W. Kroll

    This is one of a pair of volumes by Paul Kroll (the companion volume deals with medieval Taoism and the poetry of Li Po). Collecting eleven essays by this leading scholar of Chinese poetry, the volume presents a selection of studies devoted to the medieval period, centering especially on the T'ang…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Art of Words: Bede and Theodulf book cover

    The Art of Words: Bede and Theodulf

    1st Edition

    By Paul Meyvaert

    Medieval art is wordy; inscriptions and poems, commentaries and chronicles accompany and adorn it. The Art of Words presents a series of detective stories by a renowned explorer of medieval philological evidence who here examines the thought and objects of the Venerable Bede and Theodulf of Orleans…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Essays in Naval History, from Medieval to Modern book cover

    Essays in Naval History, from Medieval to Modern

    1st Edition

    By N.A.M. Rodger

    The articles collected here (two appearing for the first time in English) cover a number of topics central to naval history and illustrate the author's contention that this is not only, or even chiefly, a distinct area of special study, but rather a central theme running through the history of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Scientific Institutions and Practice in France and Britain, c.1700–c.1870 book cover

    Scientific Institutions and Practice in France and Britain, c.1700–c.1870

    1st Edition

    By Maurice Crosland

    This second collection of studies by Maurice Crosland has as a first theme the differences in the style and organisation of scientific activity in Britain and France in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Science was more closely controlled in France, notably by the Paris Academy of Sciences, and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Turks, Tatars and Russians in the 13th–16th Centuries book cover

    Turks, Tatars and Russians in the 13th–16th Centuries

    1st Edition

    By István Vásáry

    The setting for the studies collected here is the West-Eurasian steppe region, extending from present-day Kazakhstan through southern Russia, Ukraine and Moldavia to the Carpathian Basin. The first articles deal with pre-Mongol, Turkic peoples of the region and their relations with the Byzantine…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Astronomy and Astrology in al-Andalus and the Maghrib book cover

    Astronomy and Astrology in al-Andalus and the Maghrib

    1st Edition

    By Julio Samsó

    This new volume of papers by Julio Samsó deals with the development of astronomy and astrology in al-Andalus and the Maghrib between the 10th and the 19th centuries. Opening with a survey of the social history of the exact sciences in al-Andalus, the book then looks at astronomical tables: the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Comparative Studies in Modern European History: Nation, Nationalism, Social Change book cover

    Comparative Studies in Modern European History

    Nation, Nationalism, Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Miroslav Hroch

    The two main themes of this selection of articles by Professor Hroch are the process of nation formation during the 19th century, especially in the case of 'smaller' European nations, i.e. those without statehood, and the social and political aspects of the transition from a pre-modern, feudal and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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