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  1. Richelieu

    By R J Knecht

    Series: Profiles In Power

    This concise and up-to-date assessment of Richelieu's career provides an enthralling introduction to the character and exercise of his power. Richelieu governed France for 18 years until his death and until the mid-20th century was viewed by Anglo-Saxon historians as cold, clever and ruthless....

    Published August 16th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Historical Dictionary of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation

    Edited by Hans J. Hillerbrand

    The Reformation of the 16th century has always been seen as one of the pivotal events in European history. Lord Acton, the famous 19th-century British historian, compared the importance of Martin Luther's speech at the diet at Worms in 1521 with Napoleon's defeat at the Battle of Waterloo in 1813....

    Published July 31st 2000 by Routledge

  3. Innovative Buddhist Women

    Swimming Against the Stream

    By Karma Lekshe Tsomo

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Combines the voices of scholars and practitioners in analysing Buddhist women's history. 26 articles document the lives of women who have set in motion changes within Buddhist societies, with analyses of issues such as gender, ethnicity, authority, and class that affect the lives of women in...

    Published July 24th 2000 by Routledge

  4. The Age of Charles Martel

    By Paul Fouracre

    Series: The Medieval World

    First glorified as the Saviour of Christendom and then vilified as an enemy of the Church, Charles Martel's career has been written and rewritten from the time of his descendents. This important new study draws on strictly contemporary sources to assess his real achievements and offers new insights...

    Published June 6th 2000 by Routledge

  5. The English Church, 940-1154

    By H.R. Loyn

    Series: The Medieval World

    This book discusses the development of the English Church during a rich and turbulent two centuries of European history. It provides a comprehensive survey covering the late Anglo-Saxon period through the Norman Conquest and right across the Anglo-Norman period. Professor Loyn addresses major...

    Published May 15th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Europe in the High Middle Ages

    1150-1300, 3rd Edition

    By John H. Mundy

    Series: General History of Europe

    A revised and updated new edition of Professor Mundy's lively introduction to Europe 1150-1300. It provides a portrait of the social, economic, political and intellectual life of Latin Christendom in the period. Wherever possible the men and women of the high middle ages are allowed to speak for...

    Published January 31st 2000 by Routledge

  7. The Glorious Deeds of Purna

    A Translation and Study of the Purnavadana

    By Joel Tatelman

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    By providing an annotated translation of, and applying the methods of literary criticism to, a first-century account of the life of the saint Purna, this study introduces the reader to the richness and complexity of an essential Buddhist genre....

    Published November 21st 1999 by Routledge

  8. John Chrysostom

    By Pauline Allen, Wendy Mayer

    Series: The Early Church Fathers

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 10th 1999 by Routledge

  9. The Early Modern Papacy

    From the Council of Trent to the French Revolution 1564-1789

    By A.D. Wright

    Series: Longman History of The Papacy

    A history of the Papacy covering the vital period from the Renaissance through the Counter Reformation to the period of the French Revolution. Its a broad survey analysing the influence of Papal power not only across Europe but the wider world also....

    Published November 9th 1999 by Routledge

  10. The Longman Companion to Renaissance Europe, 1390-1530

    By Stella Fletcher

    Series: Longman Companions To History

    This new Companion is the ideal reference guide. It fills a gap by providing an authoritative but accessible reference on political, economic, religious, social, as well as cultural developments in this crucial period. It contains information on all major topics including the church, war and...

    Published October 21st 1999 by Routledge