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  1. The King's Two Maps

    Cartography & Culture in Thirteenth-Century England

    By Daniel Birkholz

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Women of the Humiliati

    A Moral Response to Medieval Civic Life

    By Sally Brasher

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    This book examines the contribution of women to the Humiliati movement, providing original archival evidence indicating that women dominated the group's membership. These findings have implications for both women's spirituality and women's work, correcting the received opinion that the patriarchal...

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Saracens and the Making of English Identity

    The Auchinleck Manuscript

    By Siobhain Bly Calkin

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    This book explores the ways in which discourses of religious, racial, and national identity blur and engage each other in the medieval West. Specifically, the book studies depictions of Muslims in England during the 1330s and argues that these depictions, although historically inaccurate, served to...

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  4. She, this in Blak

    Vision, Truth, and Will in Geoffrey Chaucer's Troilus and Ciseyde

    By Thomas Hill

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    "She, This in Blak" takes a fresh look at Chaucer's great Trojan romance, Troilus and Criseyde, in light of recent scholarship on late scholastic discourses on representation and causality as they pertain to human perception and judgment. This study also contributes to a growing literature on the...

    Published May 24th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Maps and Monsters in Medieval England

    By Asa Simon Mittman

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    This study centers on issues of marginality and monstrosity in medieval England. In the middle ages, geography was viewed as divinely ordered, so Britain's location at the periphery of the inhabitable world caused anxiety among its inhabitants. Far from the world's holy center, the geographic...

    Published April 29th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Conflict and Compromise in the Late Medieval Countryside

    Lords and Peasants in Durham, 1349-1400

    By Peter L. Larson

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    Larson examines the changing relations between lords and peasants in post-Black Death Durham. This was a time period of upheaval and change, part of the transition from ‘medieval’ to ‘modern.’ Many historians have argued about the nature of this change and its causes, often putting forth a single...

    Published August 29th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Traveling Through Text

    Message and Method in Late Medieval Pilgrimage Accounts

    By Elka Weber

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 15th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Non-Native Sources for the Scandinavian Kings' Sagas

    By Paul A. White

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    Traditional scholarship on the kings' sagas has tended to focus on the textual histories and interrelationships between the various twelfth- and thirteenth-century Scandinavian manuscripts. Thus previous scholars have striven to ascertain chronology, dating, and potential literary borrowings...

    Published March 5th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Desiring Truth

    The Process of Judgment in Fourteenth-Century Art and Literature

    By Jeremy Lowe

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Preaching Fox

    Elements of Festive Subversion in the Plays of the Wakefield Master

    By Warren E. Edminster

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 3rd 2005 by Routledge