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  1. Forensic Medicine and Death Investigation in Medieval England

    By Sara M. Butler

    Series: Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

    England has traditionally been understood as a latecomer to the use of forensic medicine in death investigation, lagging nearly two-hundred years behind other European authorities. Using the coroner's inquest as a lens, this book hopes to offer a fresh perspective on the process of death...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Performing Virginity and Testing Chastity in the Middle Ages

    By Kathleen Coyne Kelly

    Series: Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

    This book challenges the belief that female virginity can be reliably and unambiguously defined, tested and verified. Kelly analyses a variety of medieval Western European texts - including medical treatises and their Classical antecedents - and historical and legal documents. The main focus is the...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Women Pilgrims in Late Medieval England

    By Susan S. Morrison

    Series: Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

    This thought-provoking book explores medieval perceptions of pilgrimage, gender and space. It examines real life evidence for the widespread presence of women pilgrims, as well as secular and literary texts concerning pilgrimage and women pilgrims represented in the visual arts. Women pilgrims were...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Medieval Islamic Historiography

    Remembering Rebellion

    By Heather N. Keaney

    Series: Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

    This book is a comparative analysis of the medieval Sunni historiography of the caliphate of Uthman b. Affan and the revolt against him. By comparing treatments of Uthman in pietistic literature and universal chronicles, the work traces the gradual silencing of more critical accounts in favor of...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Divorce in Medieval England

    From One to Two Persons in Law

    By Sara M. Butler

    Series: Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

    Divorce in Medieval England is intended to reorient scholarly perceptions concerning divorce in the medieval period. Divorce, as we think of it today, is usually considered to be a modern invention. This book challenges that viewpoint, documenting the many and varied uses of divorce in the medieval...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Theorizing Medieval Geopolitics

    War and World Order in the Age of the Crusades

    By Andrew Latham

    Series: Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

    Over the past two decades or so, medieval geopolitics have come to occupy an increasingly prominent place in the collective imagination—and writings—of International Relations scholars. Although these accounts differ significantly in terms of their respective analytical assumptions, theoretical...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Agrarian Change and Crisis in Europe, 1200-1500

    Edited by Harilaos Kitsikopoulos

    Series: Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

    Agrarian Change and Crisis in Europe, 1200-1500 addresses one of the classic subjects on economic history: the process of aggregate economic growth and the crisis that engulfed the European continent during the late Middle Ages. This was not an ordinary crisis. During the period 1200-1500, Europe...

    Published September 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Pluralism in the Middle Ages

    Hybrid Identities, Conversion, and Mixed Marriages in Medieval Iberia

    By Ragnhild Johnsrud Zorgati

    Series: Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

    The challenges of cultural and religious diversity that face European and American societies today are not a new phenomenon. People in the Middle Ages lived in pluralistic societies, and they found highly interesting ways of dealing with religious and cultural diversity. While religious and...

    Published September 20th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Generation of Identity in Late Medieval Hagiography

    Speaking the Saint

    By Gail Ashton, Gail Ashton Nfa

    Series: Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

    In this interdisciplinary and boundary-breaking study, Gail Ashton examines the portrayals of women saints in a wide range of medieval texts. She deploys the French feminist critical theory of Cixous and Iriguray to illuminate these depictions of women by men and to further our understanding of...

    Published October 28th 1999 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Jewish-Christian Encounter in Medieval Preaching
    Edited by Jonathan Adams, Jussi Hanska
    To Be Published October 20th 2014

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