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  1. Christina of Markyate

    Edited by Samuel Fanous, Henrietta Leyser

    Samuel Fanous and Henrietta Leyser present a vivid interdisciplinary study devoted to the life, work and extant vita of Christina of Markyate, which draws on research from a wide range of disciplines. This fascinating and comprehensive collection surveys the life of an extraordinary medieval woman...

    Published September 16th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Ruling England, 1042-1217

    By Richard Huscroft

    A new history of post-conquest England which makes the new kingdom accessible through a focus on its kings and how it was ruled, featuring the empire building dynasties. The central theme of the book is the rise and fall of English kingship during this period and at its heart is the central...

    Published August 12th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Growing Old in the Middle Ages

    'Winter Clothes Us in Shadow and Pain'

    By Shulamith Shahar

    The social realities of old age have undergone profound changes since the middle ages. This study shows, however, that the images, attitudes and expectations of old people have changed for less. Shulamith Shahar shows how the status and social participation of the elderly varied according to gender...

    Published June 3rd 2004 by Routledge

  4. Demonic Possession and Exorcism

    In Early Modern France

    By Sarah Ferber

    This is a highly original study of demon possession and the ritual of exorcism, both of which were rife in early modern times, and which reached epidemic proportions in France.Catholics at the time believed that the Devil was everywhere present, in the rise of the heretics, in the activities of...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  5. The Two Cities

    Medieval Europe 1050–1320, 2nd Edition

    By Malcolm Barber

    First published to wide critical acclaim in 1992, The Two Cities has become an essential text for students of medieval history. For the second edition, the author has thoroughly revised each chapter, bringing the material up to date and taking the historiography of the past decade into account. The...

    Published April 8th 2004 by Routledge

  6. The Crusader States and their Neighbours


    By P.M. Holt

    Series: The Medieval World

    The book will be welcome for tackling the Crusades from a fresh but important angle; the relations of the Crusader states with their neighbours, both Christian (the Byzantines) and, especially, Islamic – the rulers of Damascus, Aleppo, Baghdad, Cairo etc. It contributes to the very fashionable...

    Published February 19th 2004 by Routledge

  7. The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates

    The Islamic Near East from the 6th to the 11th Century, 2nd Edition

    By Hugh Kennedy

    Series: A History of the Near East

    Based on original Arabic sources, the new edition of this well-established text has been comprehensively revised. The book covers the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islam, through the great days of the Ummayad and Abbasid Caliphates (8th-10th centuries), to the period of political fragmentation...

    Published January 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  8. Samurai, Warfare and the State in Early Medieval Japan

    By Karl F. Friday

    Series: Warfare and History

    Karl Friday, an internationally recognised authority on Japanese warriors, provides the first comprehensive study of the topic to be published in English. This work incorporates nearly twenty years of on-going research and draws on both new readings of primary sources and the most recent secondary...

    Published December 11th 2003 by Routledge

  9. England in the Later Middle Ages

    2nd Edition

    By M.H. Keen

    First published to wide critical acclaim in 1973, England in the Later Middle Ages has become a seminal text for students studying this diverse, complex period. This spirited work surveys the period from Edward I to the death of Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth, which heralded in the Tudor...

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge

  10. The Fourth Crusade

    Event and Context

    By Michael J Angold

    Series: The Medieval World

    The Fourth Crusade (1202-4) was one of the key events in medieval historyThe fall of Constantinople to the Venetians and the soldiers of the fourth crusade in April 1204 was its climax. It ensured that Byzantium’s days as a great power were over. It equally ensured that westerners would dominate...

    Published November 13th 2003 by Routledge