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  • Piety and Politics in Britain, 14th–15th Centuries

    The Essays of John A.F. Thomson, 1st Edition

    By John A.F. Thomson, edited by Graeme Small

    This volume explores a range of topics during a turbulent period in British history, with particular emphasis on political change and popular piety. On the eve of the Reformation, religious beliefs were shaped by a church which was falling under the growing control of the state, and by responses…

    Hardback – 2013-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Bayeux Tapestry

    Collected Papers, 1st Edition

    By Gale R. Owen-Crocker

    This collection of fifteen papers ranges from the author's initial interest in the Tapestry as a source of information on early medieval dress, through to her startling recognition of the embroidery's sophisticated narrative structure. Developing the work of previous authors who had identified…

    Hardback – 2012-12-24
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • English Poets in the Late Middle Ages

    Chaucer, Langland and Others, 1st Edition

    By John A. Burrow

    This volume brings together a selection of lectures and essays in which J.A. Burrow discusses the work of English poets of the late fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries: Chaucer, Gower, Langland, and Hoccleve, as well as the anonymous authors of Pearl, Saint Erkenwald, and a pair of metrical…

    Hardback – 2012-05-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Essays on Medieval Military History

    Strategy, Military Revolutions and the Hundred Years War, 1st Edition

    By Clifford J. Rogers

    The Hundred Years War has been the focus of much scholarly work over the past decades. In this collection of fifteen studies, Clifford J. Rogers treats numerous aspects of the war, with particular emphasis on the reign of Edward III. Several campaigns are analyzed in detail, drawing on manuscript…

    Hardback – 2009-12-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Japan Weekly Mail: A Political, Commercial and Literary Journal 1870 - 1917: Part 2, 1875 - 79

    1st Edition

    This is the second part of the facsimile reprint series of the leading English newspaper published in Yokohama throughout the Meiji era. It represents a complete collection, containing articles on politics, commerce and economics, and the cultural activities of early Japanologists and the Asiatic…

    Hardback – 2007-02-07
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  • The Japan Weekly Mail: A Political, Commercial, and Literary Journal, 1870-1917

    1st Edition

    first ever facsimile reprint of the leading English newspaper published in Yokohama throughout the Meiji era. complete collection provided by Yokohama Archives of History and other institutions. playing an important role for the Meiji Japan’s exchange with Western society, it covers not only…

    Hardback – 2006-06-15
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  • The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine

    The Reprint of the Mid-Victorian Ladies Journal, 1852–56, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toshiro Nakajima

    Pack – 2006-03-09
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  • Chambers Information for the People

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tashio Matsunaga

    This is a reprint of one of the most successful Victorian encylopedias: the rare 5th edition published in 1874. It was translated into Japanese by the Ministry of Education of Meiji government in Japan and was considered as the most important source of Western information then in Japan.…

    Hardback – 2006-01-31
    Routledge

  • A Collection of Early English Books on Tea

    1st Edition

    Edited by Takau Shimada, Akiko Takiguchi

    This is a collection of 23 early writings on tea in England. The collection includes writings from the early modern period when tea was introduced from the East via the Netherlands and caused controversial argument between anti- and pro- tea drinkers, and it traces historically how tea was accepted…

    Hardback – 2006-01-31
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