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  • 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; afounding member of the Royal…

  • The Telemann Compendium

    The Telemann Compendium
    av Steven Zohn

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783274468

    This book is the first guide to research on the composer Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767) in any language. Although the scholarly 'Telemann Renaissance' is now a half-century old, there has never been a book intended to serve asa gateway for furth…

  • Tempo and Tactus in the German Baroque

    Tempo and Tactus in the German Baroque
    av Julia Dokter

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781648250187

    Before the advent of the metronome ca. 1800, there was little in the way of a standardized, commonly accessible method for precisely communicating how fast musical compositions should be performed. Instead of absolute time (that is, plottable on a m…

  • The Baiuvarii and Thuringi

    The Baiuvarii and Thuringi
    av Janine Fries-knoblach

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843839156

    The large neighbouring tribes of the Baiuvarii and Thuringi, who lived between the Alps and the River Elbe from the fifth to eighth centuries, are the focus of this book. Using a variety of different sources drawn from the fieldsof archaeology, hist…

  • The Sea in History - The Early Modern World

    The Sea in History - The Early Modern World
    av Christian Buchet

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783271580

    How important has the sea been in the development of human history? Very important indeed is the conclusion of this ground-breaking four volume work. The books bring together the world's leading maritime historians, who address the question of what…

  • Facing Otherness in Early Modern Sweden

    Facing Otherness in Early Modern Sweden
    av Magdalena Naum

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783272945

    Sweden's connections to and relationships with the European and wider world is a field of study attracting considerable scholarly attention. The essays here, from archaeologists and historians, offer a new perspective on early modern Sweden as deepl…

  • The History of the Kings of Britain

    The History of the Kings of Britain
    av Geoffrey Of Monmouth

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843834410

    This imaginative history of the Britons, written in the twelfth century, is the first work to recount the woes of Lear and the glittering career of Arthur. It rapidly became a bestseller in the British Isles and Francophone Europe, with over 200 man…

  • The History of the Kings of Britain

    The History of the Kings of Britain
    av Geoffrey Of Monmouth

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843832065

    Written in the 1130s, Geoffrey's imaginative history of the Britons from Brutus to Cadwallader, the first work to recount the woes of Lear and the glittering career of Arthur, rapidly became a bestseller in the British Isles and Francophone Europe,…

  • 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 inrecent archaeologic…

  • Economy and Culture in North-East England, 1500-1800

    Economy and Culture in North-East England, 1500-1800
    av Adrian Green

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783271832

    Historians increasingly emphasise that, in order to understand the industrial revolution fully as an economic, social and political process, the subject is best viewed from a regional, rather than a national, perspective. This book applies such an a…

  • A Dictionary of Fabulous Beasts

    A Dictionary of Fabulous Beasts
    av Richard Barber

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851156859

    A dictionary? No, this is really an astonishing ark filled with beasts from a fabulous zoo far more varied and entertaining than anything from ordinary natural history. From Abaia and Abath to Ziz and Zu, from the microscopic Gigelorum that nests in…

  • The Medieval Household

    The Medieval Household
    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…

  • Pelagius: Life and Letters

    Pelagius: Life and Letters
    av B.r. Rees

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851157146

    Collected together for the first time in one volume are the most important critical study of Pelagius to date, together with a selection of his letters. Arriving in Rome in the late 4th century, Pelagius soon acquired a considerable reputation as a…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Bizet in Italy

    Bizet in Italy
    av Hugh Macdonald

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783275809

    In 1857, Georges Bizet (1838-1875) won the prestigious Prix de Rome scholarship which allowed him to study in Italy for a few years at the expense of the French state. While Bizet's correspondence from this time suggests that he was not fond of Ital…

  • Knives and Scabbards

    Knives and Scabbards
    av J. Cowgill

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843833536

    Knives were vital to medieval man for a whole range of uses, from the domestic to the wider social context: Anglo-Saxon pre-Christian burials bear silent witness to this dependence in the many cases where knives are found among the grave-goods. Forg…

  • Medieval Clothing and Textiles 2

    Medieval Clothing and Textiles 2
    av Robin Netherton

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843832034

    Historical dress and textiles, always a topic of popular interest, has in recent years become an academic subject in its own right, transcending traditional genre boundaries. This annual journal includes in-depth studies from a variety of discipline…

  • Refashioning Medieval and Early Modern Dress

    Refashioning Medieval and Early Modern Dress
    av Gale R. Owen-crocker

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783274741

    All those who work with historical dress and textiles must in some way re-fashion them. This fundamental concept is developed and addressed by the articles collected here, ranging over issues of gender, status and power. Topics include: the repurpos…

  • Special Operations in the Age of Chivalry, 1100-1550

    Special Operations in the Age of Chivalry, 1100-1550
    av Yuval Noah Harari

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843834526

    Alongside the familiar pitched battles, regular sieges, and large-scale manoeuvres, medieval and early modern wars also involved assassination, abduction, treason and sabotage. These undercover operations were aimed chiefly against key individuals,…

  • 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…

  • Medieval Clothing and Textiles 3

    Medieval Clothing and Textiles 3
    av Robin Netherton

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843832911

    The third volume of this pioneering series explores the manufacture and trade of textiles and their practical, fashionable, and symbolic uses. Papers include in-depth studies and cross-genre scholarship representing such fields associal history, eco…

  • 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…

  • Swords of the Viking Age

    Swords of the Viking Age
    av Ian Peirce

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843830894

    This beautifully illustrated work fills a gap in the literature in English on the swords made and used in northern Europe during the Viking age, between the mid eighth and the mid eleventh centuries. Ewart Oakeshott outlines the significance and div…

  • Warfare in Tenth-Century Germany

    Warfare in Tenth-Century Germany
    av 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 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 Swordsmanship by Hans Lecküchner

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

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783270286

    Completed in 1482, Johannes Lecküchner'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 Lecküchner

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

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783272914

    Completed in 1482, Johannes Lecküchner'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 Bible and Crusade Narrative in the Twelfth Century

    The Bible and Crusade Narrative in the Twelfth Century
    av Katherine Katherine Smith

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783275236

    The Bible exerted an enormous influence on the crusading movement: it provided medieval Christians with language to describe holy war, spiritual models for crusaders, and justifications for conquests in the East. This book adds tothe growing body of…

  • Stone Fidelity

    Stone Fidelity
    av Jessica Barker

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783272716

    Medieval tombs often depict husband and wife lying side-by-side, and hand in hand, immortalised in elegantly carved stone: what Philip Larkin's poem An Arundel Tomb later described as their "stone fidelity". This first full account of the "double to…

  • Popular Memory and Gender in Medieval England

    Popular Memory and Gender in Medieval England
    av Bronach C. Kane

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783275960

    WINNER of the Women's History Network 2020 Book Prize Church court records offer the most detailed records of everyday life in medieval England for people below the level of the elite. Vivid testimony in cases of marriage, insult, and debt, as well…

  • Popular Memory and Gender in Medieval England

    Popular Memory and Gender in Medieval England
    av Bronach C. Kane

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783273522

    WINNER of the Women's History Network 2020 Book Prize Church court records offer the most detailed records of everyday life in medieval England for people below the level of the elite. Vivid testimony in cases of marriage, insult, and debt, as well…

  • The Archaeology of Oxford in the 21st Century

    The Archaeology of Oxford in the 21st Century
    av Anne Dodd

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783276134

    The Archaeology of Oxford in the 21st Century presents the results of eleven excavations carried out by Oxford Archaeology within the historic walled city of Oxford and in the extramural area just to the north. The investigations shed fresh light on…

  • 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 coloniesfrom Greenland to Russia. Evidence for t…

  • The English Aristocracy at War

    The English Aristocracy at War
    av David Simpkin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783271825

    In 1277 the recently crowned king of England, Edward I, invaded Wales; his army, large for the time, was none the less modest by his later standards. Most of his countrymen had not been on active service outside the realm for twenty years and more,…

  • Women and the Land, 1500-1900

    Women and the Land, 1500-1900
    av Amanda L. Capern

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783273980

    Women and the Land examines the pre-history of gendered property relations in England, focusing on the four-hundred-year period between roughly 1500 and 1900. More specifically, the book is about how gender shaped opportunities for and experiences o…

  • Law, Liberty and the Constitution

    Law, Liberty and the Constitution
    av Harry Potter

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783275038

    Throughout English history the rule of law and the preservation of liberty have been inseparable, and both are intrinsic to England's constitution. This accessible and entertaining history traces the growth of the law from its beginnings in Anglo-Sa…

  • The Legend of Spring-Heeled Jack

    The Legend of Spring-Heeled Jack
    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…

  • 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…

  • Late Medieval Castles

    Late Medieval Castles
    av Robert E Liddiard

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783270330

    The castles of the late medieval period represent some of the finest medieval monuments in Britain, with an almost infinite capacity to fascinate and draw controversy. They are also a source of considerable academic debate. The contents of this volu…

  • The Deeds of the Abbots of St Albans

    The Deeds of the Abbots of St Albans
    av James G. Clark

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783270767

    The Deeds of the abbots of St Albans records the history of one of the most important abbeys in England, closely linked to the royal family and home to a school of distinguished chroniclers, including Matthew Paris and Thomas Walsingham. It offers m…

  • Frisians of the Early Middle Ages

    Frisians of the Early Middle Ages
    av John Hines

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783275618

    Frisian is a name that came to be identified with one of the territorially expansive, Germanic-speaking peoples of the Early Middle Ages, occupying coastal lands south and south-east of the North Sea. Highly varied manifestations of Frisian-ness can…

  • The Chivalric Biography of Boucicaut, Jean II le Meingre

    The Chivalric Biography of Boucicaut, Jean II le Meingre
    av Craig Taylor

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783274642

    Jean le Meingre, Maréchal Boucicaut (1364-1421), was the very flower of chivalry. From his earliest years at the royal court in Paris, he distinguished himself in knightly pursuits: sorties against seditious French nobles, ceremonial jousts against…

  • The Chivalric Biography of Boucicaut, Jean II le Meingre

    The Chivalric Biography of Boucicaut, Jean II le Meingre
    av Craig Taylor

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783271665

    Jean le Meingre, Maréchal Boucicaut (1364-1421), was the very flower of chivalry. From his earliest years at the royal court in Paris, he distinguished himself in knightly pursuits: sorties against seditious French nobles, ceremonial jousts against…

  • Trade and Trust in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World

    Trade and Trust in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
    av Xabier Lamikiz

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843838449

    Fruitfully combining approaches from economic history and the cultural history of commerce, this book examines the role of interpersonal trust in underpinning trade, amid the challenges and uncertainties of the eighteenth-centuryAtlantic. It focuses…

  • The Knights Hospitaller

    The Knights Hospitaller
    av Helen J. Nicholson

    Häftad - 2006 - 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…

  • Cameralism in Practice

    Cameralism in Practice
    av Marten Seppel

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783272280

    This book discusses the impact of cameralism on the practices of governance, early modern state-building and economy in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe. It argues that the cameralist conception of state and economy - aform of 'science' of…

  • Culture, Identity and Nationalism

    Culture, Identity and Nationalism
    av Timothy Baycroft

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843838395

    This study examines the evolution of national and regional, cultural and political identities in that northern region of France which borders Belgium, over the two centuries which followed the French Revolution. During that time the region was trans…

  • Globalized Peripheries

    Globalized Peripheries
    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…

  • Islamic Seapower during the Age of Fighting Sail

    Islamic Seapower during the Age of Fighting Sail
    av Philip MacDougall

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783272303

    Studies of the "Age of Fighting Sail" have tended to focus on the British or American navies, or sometimes on those of France or Spain. However, there were also at this time very significant navies built by the Islamic powers: theNorth African Barba…

  • Admiral Saumarez Versus Napoleon - The Baltic, 1807-12

    Admiral Saumarez Versus Napoleon - The Baltic, 1807-12
    av Tim Voelcker

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843834311

    The maritime war against Napoleon did not end with the Battle of Trafalgar, but continued right up to 1815, with even more British ships and sailors deployed after 1805 than before. One key theatre was the Baltic, where the British commander was Adm…

  • Medieval Life

    Medieval Life
    av Roberta Gilchrist

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783273065

    The aim of this book is to explore how medieval life was actually lived - how people were born and grew old, how they dressed, how they inhabited their homes, the rituals that gave meaning to their lives and how they prepared for death and the after…

  • Medieval Life

    Medieval Life
    av Roberta Gilchrist

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843837220

    An important and timely volume... an elegant summary of complex theory, and synthesis of an impressive body of material. It will be eagerly read by current and future generations of archaeologists, and will demonstrate the significance of historical…

  • Charles the Bold

    Charles the Bold
    av Richard Vaughan

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851159188

    Charles the Bold (1467-1477) was the last of the great Dukes of Burgundy. This historical and biographical work assesses his personality and his role as a ruler, and discusses his relationship with his subjects and his neighbours. It describes and a…

  • 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…

  • Music's Nordic Breakthrough

    Music's Nordic Breakthrough
    av Philip Ross Bullock

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783275687

    Following the end of the Cold War, a former East-West binary model of European identity has been replaced with a series of more complex and variegated patterns. Northern Europe is one such territory, and the idea of the 'North' more generally has co…