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Forthcoming Medieval History 400-1500 Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Madness

    A History

    By Petteri Pietikäinen

    Madness: A History is a thorough and accessible account of madness from antiquity to modern times, offering a large-scale yet nuanced picture of mental illness and its varieties in western civilization. The book opens by considering perceptions and experiences of madness starting in Biblical times...

    To Be Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Witchcraft Sourcebook

    Second Edition

    Edited by Brian P. Levack

    The Witchcraft Sourcebook, now in its second edition, is a fascinating collection of documents that illustrates the development of ideas about witchcraft from ancient times to the eighteenth century. Many of the sources come from the period between 1400 and 1750, when more than 100,000 people -...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Viking Diaspora

    By Judith Jesch

    Series: The Medieval World

    The Viking Diaspora presents the early medieval migrations of people, language and culture from mainland Scandinavia to new homes in the British Isles, the North Atlantic, the Baltic and the East as a form of ‘diaspora’. It discusses the ways in which migrants from Russia in the east to Greenland...

    To Be Published June 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. A History of Science in World Cultures

    Voices of Knowledge

    By Scott L. Montgomery, Alok Kumar

    To understand modern science, it is essential to recognize that many of the most fundamental scientific principles are drawn from the knowledge of ancient civilizations. Taking a global yet comprehensive approach to this complex topic, A History of Science in World Cultures uses a broad range of...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Revisiting the Poetic Edda

    Essays on Old Norse Heroic Legend

    Edited by Paul Acker, Carolyne Larrington

    Series: Routledge Medieval Casebooks

    Bringing alive the dramatic poems of Old Norse heroic legend, this new collection offers accessible, ground-breaking and inspiring essays which introduce and analyse the exciting legends of the two doomed Helgis and their valkyrie lovers; the dragon-slayer Sigurðr; Brynhildr the implacable...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Medieval Persia 1040-1797

    2nd Edition

    By David Morgan

    Medieval Persia 1040-1797 charts the remarkable history of Persia from its conquest by the Muslim Arabs in the seventh century AD to the modern period at the end of the eighteenth century, when the impact of the west became pervasive. David Morgan argues that understanding this complex period of...

    To Be Published July 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Amadas and Ydoine (Routledge Revivals)

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This translation, first published in 1993, presents a little-known medieval romance to readers who do not know Old French, or who are generally unfamiliar with the literature of the Middle Ages. Probably composed between 1190 and 1220, the major interest of Amadas and Ydoine to modern readers is...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Jaufre (Routledge Revivals)

    An Occitan Arthurian Romance

    By Ross Arthur

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This translation, first published in 1992, presents one of the most memorable poems of the ‘romance’ genre of medieval literature, largely because it contains a number of surprises and falsified expectations. Jaufre, the hero, arrives at the court of King Arthur with a total and naïve faith in the...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Rise of the Ottoman Empire

    Studies in the History of Turkey, thirteenth–fifteenth Centuries

    By Paul Wittek

    Edited by Colin Heywood

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    Paul Wittek’s The Rise of the Ottoman Empire was first published by the Royal Asiatic Society in 1938 and has been out of print for more than a quarter of a century. The present reissue of the text also brings together translations of some of his other studies on Ottoman history; eight closely...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Wooden Church Architecture of the Russian North

    Regional Schools and Traditions (14th - 19th centuries)

    By Evgeny Khodakovsky

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    The book presents a broad panoramic overview of church architecture in the Russian North between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries. While it is inevitably overshadowed by the imperial splendour of the country’s capital cities, this unique phenomenon is regarded as the most distinctive...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge