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Major Works: Medieval History 400-1500

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Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Magic and Witchcraft

    Edited by Michael Bailey

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    Magic and witchcraft have been important components of almost every human culture throughout history, and continue to be so in the present day, both globally and in the West. These topics have attracted an enormous amount of scholarship, but publications are often scattered, and scholars working in...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Witch Hunting and Witch Trials (RLE Witchcraft)

    The Indictments for Witchcraft from the Records of the 1373 Assizes Held from the Home Court 1559-1736 AD

    By C L'Estrange Ewen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

    Originally published in 1929, the author presents a formidable collection of facts, brought together in a scholarly manner. This is an examination of the general history of witchcraft, its changing laws and legal procedures, as well as methods of interrogation and punishment. This book must be...

    Published June 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  4. A Popular History of Witchcraft (RLE Witchcraft)

    By Montague Summers

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

    This is a comprehensive guide to the practices of witchcraft from their inception to the present day. Summers argues that all witchcraft is essentially the same, regardless of geographical location. He examines the practices of the cult in great detail, and its historical progression, within the...

    Published June 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

    Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft re-issues eight volumes originally published between 1929 and 1977 and sheds fascinating light on the history, anthropological, religious and mythological contexts of witchcraft in the UK and Europe, including several volumes which focus specifically on the...

    Published June 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Crusades

    Edited by Andrew Jotischky

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    The Crusades is an area of rapidly expanding interest. Students increasingly see an understanding of the roots of religious violence and of interaction between Christian and Islamic cultures as a critical tool for citizenship in the modern world. This is borne out by the large number of general...

    Published March 18th 2008 by Routledge

  7. History and Civilization: Mini-set C 14 vols

    Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    Discussing the history and civilization of Islam from its origins until the late twentieth century, the volumes in this set examine the political and cultural development of Islam as well as Islamic sexuality, philosophy, and medicine....

    Published November 26th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Embassy to Tamerlane

    1403-1406

    By Clavijo

    'Clavijo was so keen and intelligent an observer and so lively a retailer of travel gossip that this is a very welcome addition to the series.' New StatesmanCovering thousands of miles, Clavijo's epic journey began and ended in Cadiz taking in Rhodes, Constantinople, the Black Sea, and Central...

    Published October 20th 2004 by Routledge

  9. The History of the Mohammedan Dynasties in Spain

    By Ahmed ibn Mohammed al Makkari

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    This is the original History of the Mohammedan Dynasties of Spain reprinted from the first edition of 1840-43. A masterpiece of typography in its own right, it is an early, ingenious and fascinating history of Muslim Spain. One hundred and fifty years on, it represents the foundations of our modern...

    Published October 23rd 2002 by Routledge

  10. Life and Work in Medieval Europe

    By P. Boissonnade

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published March 19th 1997 by Routledge