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A Short History of the Middle Ages, Fifth Edition
A Short History of the Middle Ages, Fifth Edition
By Barbara H. Rosenwein

In this bestselling book, Barbara H. Rosenwein integrates the history of three medieval civilizations (European, Byzantine, and Islamic) in a dynamic narrative that is complemented by exquisite illustrations and maps.

Available Jul 2018
Reading the Middle Ages: Sources from Europe, Byzantium, and the Islamic World, Third Edition
Reading the Middle Ages: Sources from Europe, Byzantium, and the Islamic World, Third Edition
Edited by Barbara H. Rosenwein

Reading the Middle Ages is well-known for providing thematic and geographical diversity, clear and informative introductions, and close integration with A Short History of the Middle Ages.

Available Jul 2018
Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England
Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England
By Brandon W. Hawk

Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England is the first examination of Christian apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England, focusing on the use of biblical narratives in Old English sermons. This work demonstrates that apocryphal media are a substantial part of the apparatus of Christian tradition inherited by Anglo-Saxons.

Available Jun 2018
Medieval England, 500-1500: A Reader, Second Edition
Medieval England, 500-1500: A Reader, Second Edition
Edited by Emilie Amt and Katherine Allen Smith
This popular primary source reader spans several centuries in over one hundred documents.
Available Jan 2018
Childhood and Adolescence in Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture
Childhood and Adolescence in Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture
Edited by Susan Irvine and Winfried Rudolf

After decades of study dominated by adult gender studies, Childhood and Adolescence in Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture rebalances our understanding of family life in the Anglo-Saxon era by reconstructing the lives of medieval children and adolescents through their literary representation.

Available Jan 2018
Compelling God: Theories of Prayer in Anglo-Saxon England
Compelling God: Theories of Prayer in Anglo-Saxon England
By Stephanie Clark

In Compelling God, Stephanie Clark examines the relationship between prayer, gift giving, the self, and community in Anglo-Saxon England.

Available Dec 2017
An Introduction to the Crusades
An Introduction to the Crusades
By S.J. Allen

An Introduction to the Crusades, part of the Companions to Medieval Studies series, is an accessible guide to studying the complex history of the Crusades.

Published May 2017
Inhabited Spaces: Anglo-Saxon Constructions of Place
Inhabited Spaces: Anglo-Saxon Constructions of Place
By Nicole Guenther Discenza

In Inhabited Spaces, Nicole Guenther Discenza examines a variety of Anglo-Latin and Old English texts to shed light on Anglo-Saxon understandings of space.

Published Jan 2017
The Twelfth-Century Renaissance: A Reader
The Twelfth-Century Renaissance: A Reader
Edited by Alex J. Novikoff
In his thoughtful introduction, Novikoff explores the term "twelfth-century renaissance" and whether or not it should be applied to a range of thinkers with differing outlooks and attitudes.
Published Dec 2016
The Politics of Law in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy
The Politics of Law in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy
Edited by Lawrin Armstrong and Julius Kirshner
Foreword by Lauro Martines
Essays by leading historians examine the professional, social, and political functions of Italian jurists from the thirteenth to the late fifteenth centuries.
Published Dec 2016