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  • Places of Contested Power - Conflict and Rebellion in England and France, 830-1150

    Places of Contested Power - Conflict and Rebellion in England and France, 830-1150
    av Ryan Lavelle

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783273737

    The direct contestation of power played a crucial role in early medieval politics. Such actions, often expressed through violence, reveal much about established authorities, power and lordship. Here the hitherto neglected role of place and landscape…

  • Textiles and Clothing, c.1150-1450

    Textiles and Clothing, c.1150-1450
    av Elisabeth Crowfoot

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843832393

    Among the most evocative items to be discovered by archaeologists are the scraps of silk and wool and other fabrics that signal so eloquently their owner's status and concerns. Such clothing and textile finds have figured prominently in excavations…

  • Arms, Armies and Fortifications in the Hundred Years War

    Arms, Armies and Fortifications in the Hundred Years War
    av Anne Curry

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851157559

    The Hundred Years War embraced warfare in all aspects, from the grand set pieces of Crecy and Agincourt to the pillaged lands of the dispossessed population. What makes this book different from previous studies emphasising the great battles is its u…

  • European Weapons and Armour - From the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution

    European Weapons and Armour - From the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution
    av Ewart Oakeshott

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843837206

    A treasury of information based on solid scholarship, anyone seeking a factual and vivid account of the story of arms from the Renaissance period to the Industrial Revolution will welcome this book. The author chooses as his starting-point the invas…

  • The Battle of Agincourt: Sources and Interpretations

    The Battle of Agincourt: Sources and Interpretations
    av Anne Curry

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843835110

    Accessible collections of primary sources covering the Hundred Years War are still remarkably few and far between, and teachers of the subject will find Curry's volume a valuable addition to their bibliographies and teaching aids. FRENCH HISTORY "Ag…

  • The Medieval Household - Daily Living c.1150-c.1450

    The Medieval Household - Daily Living c.1150-c.1450
    av Geoff Egan

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843835431

    This book brings together for the first time the astonishing diversity of excavated furnishings and artefacts from medieval London homes. These include roofing and other structural items, decorative fixtures and fittings, and assortment of culinary…

  • Records of the Medieval Sword

    Records of the Medieval Sword
    av Ewart Oakeshott

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851155661

    Forty years of intensive research into the specialised subject of the straight two-edged knightly sword of the European middle ages are contained in this classic study. Spanning the period from the great migrations to the Renaissance, Ewart Oakeshot…

  • Dress Accessories, c. 1150- c. 1450

    Dress Accessories, c. 1150- c. 1450
    av Geoff Egan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843833512

    Brooches, rings, buckles, pendants, buttons, purses and other accessories were part of everyday dress in the middle ages. Over two thousand such items dating from the period 1150-1450 are described and discussed here, all found in recent archaeologi…

  • Cornish Wrecking, 1700-1860 - Reality and Popular Myth

    Cornish Wrecking, 1700-1860 - Reality and Popular Myth
    av Cathryn J. Pearce

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843835554

    Although the popular myth of Cornish wrecking is well-known within British culture, this book is the first comprehensive, systematic inquiry to separate out the layers of myth from the actual practices. Weaving in legal, social and cultural history,…

  • Authority, Gender and Space in the Anglo-Norman World, 900-1200

    Authority, Gender and Space in the Anglo-Norman World, 900-1200
    av Katherine Weikert

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783275120

    Medieval manors have long been the subject of academic study, though the ways in which these houses reflected and shaped - and were shaped by - their occupants to express social authority have not yet been fully explored. This book undertakes a wide…

  • Norwegian Runes and Runic Inscriptions

    Norwegian Runes and Runic Inscriptions
    av Terje Spurkland

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843835042

    Runes, a unique functional writing system, exclusive to northern and eastern Europe, were used for some 1300 years in Scandinavia, from about AD 200 till around the end of the fourteenth century, when the runic alphabet finally gave way to the moder…

  • Norwegian Runes and Runic Inscriptions

    Norwegian Runes and Runic Inscriptions
    av Terje Spurkland

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843831860

    Runes, a unique functional writing system, exclusive to northern and eastern Europe, were used for some 1300 years in Scandinavia, from about AD 200 till around the end of the fourteenth century, when the runic alphabet, called futhark after the six…

  • Women in the Viking Age

    Women in the Viking Age
    av Judith Jesch

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851153605

    Well-illustrated, closely argued and fascinating. GUARDIAN This is the first book-length study in English to investigate what women did in the Viking age, both at home in Scandinavia and in the Viking colonies from Greenland to Russia. Evidence for…

  • The Art of Swordsmanship by Hans Leckuchner

    The Art of Swordsmanship by Hans Leckuchner
    av Jeffrey L. Forgeng

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783272914

    Completed in 1482, Johannes Leckuchner's Art of Combat with the "Langes Messer" (Messerfechtkunst) is among the most important documents on the combat arts of the Middle Ages. The Messer was a single-edged, one-handed utility sword peculiar to centr…

  • The Art of Swordsmanship by Hans Leckuchner

    The Art of Swordsmanship by Hans Leckuchner
    av Jeffrey L. Forgeng

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783270286

    Completed in 1482, Johannes Leckuchner's Art of Combat with the "Langes Messer" (Messerfechtkunst) is among the most important documents on the combat arts of the Middle Ages. The Messer was a single-edged, one-handed utility sword peculiar to centr…

  • The Age of Machinery - Engineering the Industrial Revolution, 1770-1850

    The Age of Machinery - Engineering the Industrial Revolution, 1770-1850
    av Gillian Cookson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783272761

    The engineers who built the first generations of modern textile machines, between 1770 and 1850, pushed at the boundaries of possibility. This book investigates these pioneering machine-makers, almost all working within textile communities in northe…

  • Shoes and Pattens

    Shoes and Pattens
    av Francis Grew

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843832386

    Until recently, very little was known about medieval shoes. Glimpses in manuscript illustrations and on funerary monuments, with the occasional reference by a contemporary writer, was all that the costume historian had as evidence, not least because…

  • Tomb and Temple - Re-imagining the Sacred Buildings of Jerusalem

    Tomb and Temple - Re-imagining the Sacred Buildings of Jerusalem
    av Robin Griffith-jones

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783272808

    Jerusalem - earthly and heavenly, past, present and future - has always informed the Christian imagination: it is the intersection of the divine and human worlds, of time and eternity. Since the fourth century, it has been the site of the round Chur…

  • Julian Anderson - Dialogues on Listening, Composing and Culture

    Julian Anderson - Dialogues on Listening, Composing and Culture
    av Julian Anderson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783274987

    Julian Anderson is renowned internationally as one of the leading composers of his generation. This substantial book of conversations with the scholar and critic Christopher Dingle captures Anderson's thoughts and memories in-depth for the first tim…

  • Medieval Finds from Excavations in London: Set

    Medieval Finds from Excavations in London: Set
    av Various Various

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843837145

    Includes all seven volumes from the Museum of London's highly acclaimed Medieval Finds from Excavations in London series: Knives and Scabbards [9781843833536], Shoes and Pattens [9781843832386], Dress Accessories, c. 1150- c. 1450 [9781843833512], T…

  • Runes - a Handbook

    Runes - a Handbook
    av Michael P. Barnes

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843837787

    Runes, often considered magical symbols of mystery and power, are in fact an alphabetic form of writing. Derived from one or more Mediterranean prototypes, they were used by Germanic peoples to write different kinds of Germanic language, principally…

  • Infantry Warfare in the Early Fourteenth Century - Discipline, Tactics, and Technology

    Infantry Warfare in the Early Fourteenth Century - Discipline, Tactics, and Technology
    av Kelly DeVries

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851155715

    His detailed analysis of battles provides an important reassessment of the way in which infantry and dismounted cavalry achieved such striking successes. HISTORY This remarkable study confirms [DeVries's] emergence as one of the major scholars of hi…

  • Globalized Peripheries - Central Europe and the Atlantic World, 1680-1860

    Globalized Peripheries - Central Europe and the Atlantic World, 1680-1860
    av Jutta Wimmler

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783274758

    The early modern Atlantic world, with its flows of bullion, of free and unfree labourers, of colonial produce and of manufactures from Europe and Asia, with mercantile networks and rent-seeking capital, has to date been described almost entirely as…

  • The Medieval Horse and its Equipment, c.1150-1450

    The Medieval Horse and its Equipment, c.1150-1450
    av John Clark

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843836797

    Whether knight's charger or beast of burden, horses played a vital role in medieval life. The wealth of medieval finds excavated in London in recent years has, not surprisingly, included many objects associated with horses. This catalogue illustrate…

  • The Diary of John Evelyn

    The Diary of John Evelyn
    av John Evelyn

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843831099

    The Diary of John Evelyn (1620-1706) is one of the principal literary sources for life and manners in the English seventeenth century. Evelyn was one of an influential group of men which included Wren, Pepys and Boyle; a founding member of the Royal…

  • The Janacek Compendium

    The Janacek Compendium
    av Nigel Simeone

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783273379

    One of the greatest and most original composers of the early twentieth century, Leos Janacek (1854-1928) occupied a pre-eminent position in Moravian culture, not only as a composer but also as a folksong collector, journalist, educator and nationali…

  • An Introduction to English Runes

    An Introduction to English Runes
    av R.I. Page

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851159461

    Runes are quite frequently mentioned in modern writings, usually imprecisely as a source of mystic knowledge, power or insight. This book sets the record straight. It shows runes working as a practical script for a variety of purposes in early Engli…

  • Music and Soviet Power, 1917-1932

    Music and Soviet Power, 1917-1932
    av Marina Frolova-Walker

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843837039

    The October Revolution of 1917 tore the fabric of Russian musical life: institutions collapsed, and leading composers emigrated or fell into silence. But in 1932, at the outset of the "socialist realist" period, a new Stalinist music culture was eme…

  • Music and Soviet Power, 1917-1932

    Music and Soviet Power, 1917-1932
    av Marina Frolova-Walker

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783271931

    The October Revolution of 1917 tore the fabric of Russian musical life: institutions collapsed, and leading composers emigrated or fell into silence. But in 1932, at the outset of the 'socialist realist' period, a new Stalinist music culture was eme…

  • An English Chronicle 1377-1461: A New Edition - Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales MS 21608, and Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Lyell 34

    An English Chronicle 1377-1461: A New Edition - Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales MS 21608, and Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Lyell 34
    av William Marx

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851157931

    In 1856 J.S. Davies edited for the Camden Society the continuation of the Middle English prose Brut, from a manuscript in the Bodleian (Lyell 34), that became known as the Davies Chronicle. Covering the reigns of Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V, and H…

  • The Knights Hospitaller

    The Knights Hospitaller
    av Helen Nicholson

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843830382

    This short study of the history of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, Rhodes and Malta, also known as the Knights Hospitaller, is intended as an introduction to the Order for academics working in other fields, as well as the interested general reade…

  • The Crafty Art of Opera - For those who make it, love it or hate it

    The Crafty Art of Opera - For those who make it, love it or hate it
    av Michael Hampe

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783270972

    Opera is nowadays performed worldwide. But as an art form it is little understood by performers and audiences alike. The Crafty Art of Opera wants to change that. Here, Michael Hampe brings glimpses of the director's work to a wider audience, uncove…

  • Four Centuries of Music Teaching Manuals, 1518-1932

    Four Centuries of Music Teaching Manuals, 1518-1932
    av Bernarr Rainbow

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843833505

    Bernarr Rainbow is widely recognised as the leading authority on the history of music education, from the Greeks up to the present day, as attested by his comprehensive study Music in Educational Thought and Practice. His ambitious series, Classic T…

  • In the Steps of the Black Prince - The Road to Poitiers, 1355-1356

    In the Steps of the Black Prince - The Road to Poitiers, 1355-1356
    av Peter Hoskins

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843838746

    In 1355 the Black Prince took an army to Bordeaux and embarked on two chevauchees (mounted military expeditions, generally characterised by the devastation of the surrounding towns and countryside), which culminated in his decisive victory over King…

  • Thirteenth Century England VII - Proceedings of the Durham Conference, 1997

    Thirteenth Century England VII - Proceedings of the Durham Conference, 1997
    av Michael Prestwich

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851157191

    The continued vitality and rich diversity of thirteenth-century studies is demonstrated in this latest volume in the series. Economic and social history is particular well-served, with a close examination of the concept of "bastard feudalism", while…

  • The Scandinavians from the Vendel Period to the - An Ethnographic Perspective

    The Scandinavians from the Vendel Period to the - An Ethnographic Perspective
    av Judith Jesch

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843837282

    Using the evidence of archaeology, poetry, legal texts and annals, this volume investigates the social, economic and symbolic structures of early Scandinavia at the time of the Viking expansion. The contributors provide an outline ethnography, cover…

  • The Scandinavians from the Vendel Period to the - An Ethnographic Perspective

    The Scandinavians from the Vendel Period to the - An Ethnographic Perspective
    av Judith Jesch

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851158679

    Using the evidence of archaeology, poetry, legal texts and annals, this volume investigates the social, economic and symbolic structures of early Scandinavia at the time of the Viking expansion. The contributors provide an outline ethnograpjy, cover…

  • Dudo of St Quentin - History of the Normans - Translation with Introduction and Notes

    Dudo of St Quentin - History of the Normans - Translation with Introduction and Notes
    av Eric Christiansen

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851155524

    This is the first English translation of a powerful work of semi-imaginary history which gave the Normans a past, present, and future at the outset of their triumphant century. Completed in or soon after 1015 by a visiting French scholar, it is a st…

  • Slavery in Early Mediaeval England from the Reign of Alfred until the Twelfth Century

    Slavery in Early Mediaeval England from the Reign of Alfred until the Twelfth Century
    av David A.e. Pelteret

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851158297

    "At last a major topic in early medieval English history has found its author, who deals with it comprehensively and systematically."ECONOMIC HISTORY REVIEW "A landmark teatment...immensely enriches the debate about early medieval working classes."…

  • Warfare in Tenth-Century Germany

    Warfare in Tenth-Century Germany
    av Dr. David S. Bachrach

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843839279

    Over the course of half a century, the first two kings of the Saxon dynasty, Henry I (919-936) and Otto I (936-973), waged war across the length and breadth of Europe. Ottonian armies campaigned from the banks of the Oder in the east to the Seine in…

  • Warfare in Tenth-Century Germany

    Warfare in Tenth-Century Germany
    av Dr. David S. Bachrach

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843837626

    Over the course of half a century, the first two kings of the Saxon dynasty, Henry I (919-936) and Otto I (936-973), waged war across the length and breadth of Europe. Ottonian armies campaigned from the banks of the Oder in the east to the Seine in…

  • The Art of Warfare in Western Europe during the Middle Ages from the Eighth Century

    The Art of Warfare in Western Europe during the Middle Ages from the Eighth Century
    av J.F. Verbruggen

    Häftad - 1954 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851155708

    Warfare is a major feature of the history of the middle ages, but its study has often been the province of amateurs; only recently have the technical details of warfare and its organisation been subject to proper scholarly investigation. Professor V…

  • The Langobards before the Frankish Conquest - An Ethnographic Perspective

    The Langobards before the Frankish Conquest - An Ethnographic Perspective
    av Giorgio Ausenda

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843834908

    The Langobards or Lombards were the last Germanic group to invade the Roman Mediterranean, crossing the Alps into Italy in 568-9. They were nonetheless one of the longest-lasting, for their state survived Charlemagne's conquest in 774, and was the c…

  • Jousting in Medieval and Renaissance Iberia

    Jousting in Medieval and Renaissance Iberia
    av Noel Fallows

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843835943

    Winner of the University of Georgia's Creative Research Medal 2012 Winner of the 2012 La coronica International Book Award Jousting was for some 500 years the major spectator sport in western Europe. And yet, despite its enormous popularity in the M…

  • Frisians and their North Sea Neighbours - From the Fifth Century to the Viking Age

    Frisians and their North Sea Neighbours - From the Fifth Century to the Viking Age
    av John Hines

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783271795

    From as early as the first century AD, learned Romans knew of more than one group of people living in north-western Europe beyond their Empire's Gallic provinces whose names contained the element that gives us modern "Frisian". These were apparently…

  • Music in Independent Schools

    Music in Independent Schools
    av Andrew Morris

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843839675

    This is the first serious study of music in independent schools. The high standard of musical work in such schools has long been known but now Andrew Morris and his team have provided up-to-date information. There are contributions from seven indivi…

  • The Teutonic Knights in the Holy Land, 1190-1291

    The Teutonic Knights in the Holy Land, 1190-1291
    av Nicholas Morton

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783271818

    The Teutonic Order was founded in 1190 to provide medical care for crusaders in the kingdom of Jerusalem. In time, it assumed a military role and played an important part in the defence of the Christian territories in the Eastern Mediterranean and i…

  • The Teutonic Knights in the Holy Land, 1190-1291

    The Teutonic Knights in the Holy Land, 1190-1291
    av Nicholas Morton

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843834779

    The Teutonic Order was founded in 1190 to provide medical care for crusaders in the kingdom of Jerusalem. In time, it assumed a military role and played an important part in the defence of the Christian territories in the Eastern Mediterranean and i…

  • Heritage and Peacebuilding

    Heritage and Peacebuilding
    av Diana Walters

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783272167

    This volume explores one of the most critical issues of our time: whether heritage can contribute to a more peaceful society and future. It reflects a core belief that heritage can provide solutions to reconciling peoples and demonstrates the amount…

  • Threads of Global Desire - Silk in the Pre-Modern World

    Threads of Global Desire - Silk in the Pre-Modern World
    av Dagmar Schafer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783272938

    Silk has long been a global commodity that, because of its exceptional qualities, high value and relative portability, came to be traded over very long distances. Similarly, the silk industry - from sericulture to the weaving of cloth - was one of t…

  • Bach's Famous Choir - The Saint Thomas School in Leipzig, 1212-1804

    Bach's Famous Choir - The Saint Thomas School in Leipzig, 1212-1804
    av Michael Maul

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783271696

    In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the cantors of the St. Thomas School and Church in Leipzig could be counted among the most significant German composers of their times. But what attracted these artists - from Seth Calvisius to J.S. Bach…

  • Gyoergy Ligeti - Of Foreign Lands and Strange Sounds

    Gyoergy Ligeti - Of Foreign Lands and Strange Sounds
    av Louise Duchesneau

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843835509

    Shortlisted for the RPS Music Award 2012 for Creative Communication. Gyoergy Ligeti: Of Foreign Lands and Strange Sounds offers a new assessment of a composer whose constant exploration of new sound worlds - based on the musics of different cultures…

  • The Lore of Ireland - An Encyclopaedia of Myth, Legend and Romance

    The Lore of Ireland - An Encyclopaedia of Myth, Legend and Romance
    av Daithi O Hogain

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843832157

    Ireland has one of the finest cultural heritages and a standard reference book combining the related subjects of folklore, myth, legend and romance is long overdue. There are 350 substantial entries, in alphabetical order from Aban, a 6th-century sa…

  • Margaret of Anjou - Queenship and Power in Late Medieval England

    Margaret of Anjou - Queenship and Power in Late Medieval England
    av Helen E. Maurer

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843831044

    Margaret of Anjou was a vengeful and violent woman, or so we have been told, whose vindictive spirit fuelled the fifteenth-century dynastic conflict, the Wars of the Roses. In Shakespeare's rendering she becomes an adulterous queen who mocks her cap…

  • Before the Baton - Musical Direction and Conducting in Stuart and Georgian Britain

    Before the Baton - Musical Direction and Conducting in Stuart and Georgian Britain
    av Peter Holman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783274567

    This book investigates the ways large-scale music was directed or conducted in Britain before baton conducting took hold in the 1830s. After surveying practice in Italy, Germany and France from Antiquity to the eighteenth century, the focus is on di…

  • The Legend of Spring-Heeled Jack - Victorian Urban Folklore and Popular Cultures

    The Legend of Spring-Heeled Jack - Victorian Urban Folklore and Popular Cultures
    av Karl Bell

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783271917

    WINNER of the 2013 Katharine Briggs Award This book uses the nineteenth-century legend of Spring-Heeled Jack to analyse and challenge current notions of Victorian popular cultures. Starting as oral rumours, this supposedly supernatural entity moved…

  • The Legend of Spring-Heeled Jack - Victorian Urban Folklore and Popular Cultures

    The Legend of Spring-Heeled Jack - Victorian Urban Folklore and Popular Cultures
    av Karl Bell

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843837879

    WINNER of the 2013 Katharine Briggs Award NEW LOWER PRICE This book uses the nineteenth-century legend of Spring-Heeled Jack to analyse and challenge current notions of Victorian popular cultures. Starting as oral rumours, this supposedly supernatur…