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  • Authority and Spectacle in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Essays in Honor of Teofilo Ruiz

    By Yuen-Gen Liang, Jarbel Rodriguez

    Bringing together distinguished scholars in honor of Professor Teofilo F. Ruiz, this volume presents original and innovative research on the critical and uneasy relationship between authority and spectacle in the period from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries, focusing on Spain, the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-06 
    Routledge

  • Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet

    Exploration, Encounter, and the French New World

    By Laura M. Chmielewski

    In 1673, two French explorers - Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary, and Louis Jolliet, a fur trapper and trader - embarked on a journey of exploration in the center of the American continent, becoming the first Europeans to travel the Mississippi River and its environs. A century before Lewis…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Contesting Inter-Religious Conversion in the Medieval World

    By Yaniv Fox, Yosi Yisraeli

    The Mediterranean and its hinterlands were the scene of intensive and transformative contact between cultures in the Middle Ages. From the seventh to the seventeenth century, the three civilizations into which the region came to be divided geographically – the Islamic Khalifate, the Byzantine…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on African Witchcraft

    Edited by Mariano Pavanello

    This volume draws on a range of ethnographic and historical material to provide insight into witchcraft in sub-Saharan Africa. The chapters explore a variety of cultural contexts, with contributions focusing on Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ghana, Mali, Ethiopia and Eritrean diaspora. The…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Legacy of Demetrius of Alexandria 189-231 CE

    The Form and Function of Hagiography in Late Antique and Islamic Egypt

    By Maged S. A. Mikhail

    This is the only full-length study of Demetrius of Alexandria (189-232 CE), who generated a neglected, yet remarkable hagiographic program that secured him a positive legacy throughout the middle ages and the modern era. Drawing upon patristic, Coptic, and Arabic sources spanning a millennium, the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • The Templars and their Sources

    Edited by Karl Borchardt, Karoline Doring, Philippe Josserand, Helen J. Nicholson

    Even 700 hundred years after the suppression of the Order of the Temple and the execution of the last grandmaster, Jacques de Molay, there is no shortage of publications on this influential military order. Yet unlike other medieval institutions the Templars are subject to speculative fiction and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • Egypt and Syria in the Early Mamluk Period

    An Extract from Ibn Fa?l Allah Al-‘Umari's Masalik Al-Ab?ar Fi Mamalik Al-Am?ar

    By D.S. Richards

    Providing a modern English translation of a key selection of Ibn Fadl Allah al-`Umari’s Masalik al-absar, this book offers a rich description of Egypt and Syria under the Mamluks in the first half of the fourteenth-century A.D. It provides a fascinating snapshot of the physical and administrative…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Muslim-Christian Encounters

    Edited by Mona Siddiqui

    While the subject of Christian-Muslim or Muslim-Christian interaction is still not a traditional or systematic discipline, interest in the encounter of these two religions has grown considerably over the last decade. Historians, including historians of Islam and Christianity have always been…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Enlightenment Reformation

    Hutchinsonianism and Religion in Eighteenth-Century Britain

    By Derya Gurses Tarbuck

    Taking a fresh and imaginative approach to the topic, Enlightenment Reformation investigates how and why Hutchinsonianism came into being, evolved and eventually ended. In surveying the history of this intellectual movement, it explores the controversies in and around religion that sat at the very…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Revolutionary England, c.1630-c.1660

    Essays for Clive Holmes

    Edited by George Southcombe, Grant Tapsell

    Revolutionary England is a perennially vibrant field of study. The roll-call of events, crises, and changes that electrified mid-seventeenth-century England certainly retains an impressive cumulative force. The descent into civil war, killing of a king, creation of a republic, fits of military…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • John of Rupescissa´s VADE MECUM IN TRIBULACIONE (1356)

    A Late Medieval Eschatological Manual for the Forthcoming Thirteen Years of Horror and Hardship

    By Matthias Kaup

    The VADE MECUM IN TRIBULACIONE was meant as an eschatological manual for the thirteen catastrophic years between its composition in December 1356 and the thousand-year reign of Christ expected to begin in 1370. This manual, permeated by passion for clerical reform, was intended to give…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • The Great Church Crisis and the End of English Erastianism, 1898-1906

    By Bethany Kilcrease

    This book traces the history of the "Church Crisis",� a conflict between the Protestant and Anglo-Catholic (Ritualist) parties within the Church of England between 1898 and 1906. During this period increasing numbers of Britons embraced Anglo-Catholicism and even converted to Roman Catholicism.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

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