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  1. The Routledge Atlas of Jewish History

    7th Edition

    Series: Routledge Historical Atlases

    Newly revised and updated to include new maps, this is the seventh edition of Martin Gilbert’s atlas tracing the world-wide migrations of the Jews from ancient Mesopotamia to modern Israel. Spanning over four thousand years of history in over 140 maps, it presents a vivid picture of a fascinating...

    Published March 13th 2006 by Routledge

  2. The Wearing of the Green

    A History of St Patrick's Day

    By Mike Cronin, Daryl Adair

    The full history of St. Patrick's day is captured here for the first time in The Wearing of the Green. Illustrated with photos, the book spans the medieval origins, steeped in folklore and myth, through its turbulent and troubled times when it acted as fuel for fierce political argument, and tells...

    Published February 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Companion to the Crusades

    By Peter Lock

    Series: Routledge Companions to History

    A compilation of facts, figures, maps, family trees, summaries of the major crusades and their historiography, the Routledge Companion to the Crusades spans a broad chronological range from the eleventh to the eighteenth century, and gives a chronological framework and context for modern...

    Published February 10th 2006 by Routledge

  4. The Crusades and the Expansion of Catholic Christendom, 1000–1714

    By John France

    The Crusades and the Expansion of Catholic Christendom, 1000-1714 is a fascinating and accessible survey that places the medieval Crusades in their European context, and examines, for the first time, their impact on European expansion. Taking a unique approach that focuses on the motivation...

    Published September 8th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Religion and Society in Early Modern England

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David Cressy, Lori Anne Ferrell

    Religion and Society in Early Modern England is a thorough sourcebook covering interplay between religion, politics, society, and popular culture in the Tudor and Stuart periods. It covers the crucial topics of the Reformation through narratives, reports, literary works, orthodox and unorthodox...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Mystic Mind

    The Psychology of Medieval Mystics and Ascetics

    By Jerome Kroll, Bernard Bachrach

    A fascinating collaboration between a medieval historian and a professor of psychiatry, this enthralling book applies modern biological and psychological research findings to the lives of medieval mystics and ascetics. Drawing upon a database of over 1,400 medieval holy persons and in-depth...

    Published April 12th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Monks, Miracles and Magic

    Reformation Representations of the Medieval Church

    By Helen L. Parish

    Helen L. Parish presents an innovative new study of Reformation attitudes to medieval Christianity, revealing the process by which the medieval past was rewritten by Reformation propagandists. This fascinating account sheds light on how the myths and legends of the middle ages were reconstructed,...

    Published January 18th 2005 by Routledge

  8. The Historical Jesus

    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Edited by Craig Evans

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    The historical study of the Jesus stories and the transmission of these stories through time has been of seminal importance to historians of religion. Critical historical examination allows scholars an escape from the confines of dogma, belief, and the theological interpretation. In recent years,...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  9. White Mythologies

    2nd Edition

    By Robert J.C. Young

    In 1990, Robert Young's White Mythologies set out to question the very concepts of history and the West. Is it possible, he asked, to write history that avoids the trap of Eurocentrism? Is history simply a Western myth? His reflections on these topics provided some of the most important new...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  10. The Reformation

    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    Edited by Andrew Pettegree

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    This collection reflects both the classic building blocks of Reformation history, such as the writings of Luther and Calvin, and also the new historiography which has emerged in recent years. The material is organized so as to explore the thematic complexities of this all-encompassing movement,...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge