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  1. 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

  2. War and Border Societies in the Middle Ages

    Edited by Anthony Goodman, Prof Anthony Tuck, Anthony Tuck

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Women and Work in Pre-industrial England

    Edited by Lindsey Charles, Lorna Duffin

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This book surveys women and work in English society before its transition to industrial capitalism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The time span of the book from 1300 to 1800 allows comparison of women’s work patterns across various phases of economic and social organisation. It was...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Old Age from Antiquity to Post-Modernity

    Edited by Paul Johnson, Pat Thane

    Based on themes such as status and welfare, Old Age from Antiquity to Post-Modernity examines the role of the elderly in history. This empirical study represents a substantial contribution to both the historical understanding of old age in past societies as well as the discussion of the...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Feudal Society

    By Marc Bloch

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Marc Bloch said that his goal in writing Feudal Society was to go beyond the technical study a medievalist would typically write and ‘dismantle a social structure.’ In this outstanding and monumental work, which has introduced generations of students and historians to the feudal period, Bloch...

    Published April 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Debates in Medieval Philosophy

    Essential Readings and Contemporary Responses

    Edited by Jeffrey Hause

    Series: Key Debates in the History of Philosophy

    Debates in Medieval Philosophy: Essential Readings and Contemporary Responses aims to de-mystify medieval works by offering an illuminating, engaging introduction to the problems that medieval philosophers from Augustine through Ockham wrestled with. Each of the volume’s 11 units presents a...

    Published March 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Muslim Fortresses in the Levant

    Between Crusaders and Mongols

    By Kate Raphael

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    During much of the twelfth century the Crusaders dominated the military scene in the Levant. The unification of Egypt and Syria by Saladin gradually changed the balance of power, which slowly begun to tilt in favour of the Muslims. This book examines the development and role of Muslim fortresses in...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The History of the Seljuq State

    A Translation with Commentary of the Akhbar al-dawla al-saljuqiyya

    Edited by Clifford Edmund Bosworth

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

    The Akhbar al-dawla al-saljuqiyya is one of the key primary documents on the history of Western Persia and Iraq in the 11th and 12th centuries. This book provides an accessible English translation and commentary on the text, making available to a new readership this significant work on the...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. A History of Early Al-Andalus

    The Akhbar Majmu'a

    By David James

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    The Akhbar majmu‘a, or 'Collected Accounts', deal with the Muslim conquest of the Iberian peninsula in 711 and subsequent events in al-Andalus, down to and including the reign of ‘Abd al-Rahman III (912-961), founder of the Umayyad caliphate of al-Andalus . No Arabic text dealing with the early...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge