With wit, wisdom, and a sharp scalpel, Jack Hartnell dissects the medieval body and offers a remedy to our preconceptions.
The extraordinary story of the intermingled civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome, spanning more than six millennia from the late Bronze Age to the seventh century
The magnificent civilization created by the ancient Greeks and Romans is the greatest legacy of the classical world.$24.95ISBN: 9780500022535Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Thames & Hudson - March 17th, 2020
This volume delves into Ireland’s forgotten history bringing to light some of the most colorful characters and intriguing episodes of the country’s long history.$25.00ISBN: 9780143110804Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Penguin Books - November 12th, 2019
An extraordinary and beautifully illustrated exploration of the medieval world through twelve manuscripts, from one of the world's leading experts.
Winner of The Wolfson History Prize and The Duff Cooper Prize.
A San Francisco Chronicle Holiday Book Gift Guide Pick!
$19.95ISBN: 9781643132549Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Pegasus Books - December 10th, 2019
A history of Britain in the violent and unruly era between the first Scandinavian raids in 789 and the final expulsion of the Vikings from York in 954.$32.95ISBN: 9781445678498Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Amberley Publishing - December 1st, 2019
A period of England’s history when Fortune changed sides frequently and dramatically, and with a cast of vivid characters. This became known as "the Cousins' War" for the crown of England. The causes of the conflict will be examined; the loss of the heir of King Henry I in the White Ship and the king's efforts to secure the succession for his remaining child.$99.99ISBN: 9781501518157Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Medieval Institute Publications - January 20th, 2020
$32.95ISBN: 9781445684970Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Amberley Publishing - January 1st, 2020The Grey family was one of medieval England's most important dynasties. They were were on intimate terms with the monarchs and interwoven with royalty by marriage. They served the kings of England as sheriffs, barons, and military leaders.$19.00ISBN: 9781472837219Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Osprey Publishing - August 20th, 2019
The first illustration of a cannon in Europe can be dated quite precisely to 1326. This book explores the development of gunpowder, the earliest appearance of cast-bronze cannon in Western Europe, followed by the design and development of the wrought-iron cannon.$18.95ISBN: 9780691197098Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Princeton University Press - November 5th, 2019
The definitive account of the life and thought of the medieval Arab genius who wrote the Muqaddima$59.95ISBN: 9780812251289Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Pennsylvania Press - November 1st, 2019
At the beginning of the twelfth century, the region around Paris had a reputation for being the land of unruly aristocrats. Entrenched within their castles, the nobles were viewed as quarrelling among themselves, terrorizing the countryside, harassing churchmen and peasants, pillaging, and committing unspeakable atrocities.$12.95ISBN: 9781733986076Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Equine Heritage Institute - November 8th, 2019
After the fall of Rome and before the Renaissance, people lived within a grim era known as the Dark Ages. Inside The Medieval Horse you will learn about the Middle Ages and discover how horses defined this time period by shedding light on the daily hardships people faced. You'll understand the various roles people held in society, and the different horse breeds bred for them.