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Medieval Bodies: Life and Death in the Middle Ages Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781324002161
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 12th, 2019

With wit, wisdom, and a sharp scalpel, Jack Hartnell dissects the medieval body and offers a remedy to our preconceptions.


The Story of Greece and Rome Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780300251647
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Published: Yale University Press - March 17th, 2020

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.


Ireland's Forgotten Past: A History of the Overlooked and Disremembered Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780500022535
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Published: 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.


Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into the Medieval World Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780143110804
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Published: 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! 

 


The Viking Wars: War and Peace in King Alfred's Britain: 789?955 Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781643132549
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Published: 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.


The Anarchy: The Darkest Days of Medieval England Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9781445678498
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Published: 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.


The Vikings Reimagined: Reception, Recovery, Engagement Cover Image
By Tom Birkett (Editor), Roderick Dale (Editor)
$99.99
ISBN: 9781501518157
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Published: Medieval Institute Publications - January 20th, 2020


The House of Grey: Friends & Foes of Kings Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9781445684970
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Published: Amberley Publishing - January 1st, 2020

The 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.


The Medieval Cannon 1326–1494 (New Vanguard) Cover Image
By Jonathan Davies, Johnny Shumate (Illustrator), Adam Hook (Illustrator), Stephen Walsh (Illustrator)
$19.00
ISBN: 9781472837219
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Published: 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.


Ibn Khaldun: An Intellectual Biography Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780691197098
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Published: Princeton University Press - November 5th, 2019

The definitive account of the life and thought of the medieval Arab genius who wrote the Muqaddima


Knights, Lords, and Ladies: In Search of Aristocrats in the Paris Region, 1180-1220 (Middle Ages) Cover Image
$59.95
ISBN: 9780812251289
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Published: 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.


The Medieval Horse: Shedding Light on Horses of the Dark Ages Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781733986076
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Published: 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.


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