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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
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
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
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
Marriage in Europe, 1400-1800
Marriage in Europe, 1400-1800
Edited by Silvana Seidel Menchi

Marriage in Europe, 1400–1800 examines the institution not just as it was theorized by jurists and theologians, but as it was lived in reality.

Published Jul 2016
The Letter and the Cosmos: How the Alphabet Has Shaped the Western View of the World
The Letter and the Cosmos: How the Alphabet Has Shaped the Western View of the World
By Laurence de Looze

The Letter and the Cosmos is a sharp and entertaining examination of how languages, letterforms, orthography, and writing tools have reflected our hidden obsession with the alphabet,

Published Jun 2016
Two Medieval Occitan Toll Registers from Tarascon
Two Medieval Occitan Toll Registers from Tarascon
By William D. Paden

Two Medieval Toll Registers from Tarascon presents an edition, translation, and discussion of two vernacular toll registers from fourteenth and fifteenth-century Provence. 

Published Apr 2016
Readings in Medieval History, Volume I: The Early Middle Ages, Fifth Edition
Readings in Medieval History, Volume I: The Early Middle Ages, Fifth Edition
Edited by Patrick J. Geary

Patrick J. Geary's highly acclaimed collection of source materials on the medieval period is well-known for offering an excellent selection of substantial excerpts—or whole documents wherever possible—from the most widely studied historical texts.

Published Nov 2015
Readings in Medieval History, Volume II: The Later Middle Ages, Fifth Edition
Readings in Medieval History, Volume II: The Later Middle Ages, Fifth Edition
Edited by Patrick J. Geary

Patrick J. Geary's highly acclaimed collection of source materials on the medieval period is well-known for offering an excellent selection of substantial excerpts—or whole documents wherever possible—from the most widely studied historical texts.

Published Nov 2015