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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
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
Romanesque Architecture and its Sculptural Decoration in Christian Spain, 1000-1120: Exploring Frontiers and Defining Identities
Romanesque Architecture and its Sculptural Decoration in Christian Spain, 1000-1120: Exploring Frontiers and Defining Identities
By Janice Mann

Mann examines how the financial patronage of newly empowered local rulers allowed Romanesque architecture and sculptural decoration to significantly redefine the cultural identities of those who lived in the frontier kingdoms of Christian Spain.

Published Apr 2015
Illuminators and Patrons in Fourteenth-Century England: The Psalter and Hours of Humphrey de Bohun and the Manuscripts of the Bohum Family
Illuminators and Patrons in Fourteenth-Century England: The Psalter and Hours of Humphrey de Bohun and the Manuscripts of the Bohum Family
By Lucy Freeman Sandler

Illuminators and Patrons in Fourteenth-Century England is a richly illustrated study of a psalter and book of hours made for Humphrey de Bohun (d. 1373), the vastly wealthy earl of Hereford, Essex, and Northampton.

Published Dec 2014
A Short History of the Middle Ages, Fourth Edition
A Short History of the Middle Ages, Fourth Edition
By Barbara H. Rosenwein
Barbara H. Rosenwein’s bestselling survey text continues to stand out by integrating the history of three medieval civilizations (European, Byzantine, and Islamic) in a lively narrative.
Published Feb 2014
A Short History of the Middle Ages, Volume I: From c.300 to c.1150, Fourth Edition
A Short History of the Middle Ages, Volume I: From c.300 to c.1150, Fourth Edition
By Barbara H. Rosenwein
Barbara H. Rosenwein's bestselling survey text continues to stand out by integrating the history of three medieval civilizations (European, Byzantine, and Islamic) in a lively narrative.
Published Feb 2014
A Short History of the Middle Ages, Volume II: From c.900 to c.1500, Fourth Edition
A Short History of the Middle Ages, Volume II: From c.900 to c.1500, Fourth Edition
By Barbara H. Rosenwein
Barbara H. Rosenwein's bestselling survey text continues to stand out by integrating the history of three medieval civilizations (European, Byzantine, and Islamic) in a lively narrative.
Published Feb 2014
The Taymouth Hours: Stories and the Construction of Self in Late Medieval England
The Taymouth Hours: Stories and the Construction of Self in Late Medieval England
by Kathryn A. Smith
In this first comprehensive study of the Taymouth Hours, Kathryn A. Smith traces the manuscript’s origin to Philippa of Hainault, queen of Edward III, and Edward’s sister, the thirteen-year-old Eleanor of Woodstock.
Published Jul 2012
The Christ Child in Medieval Culture: Alpha es et O!
The Christ Child in Medieval Culture: Alpha es et O!
Edited by Mary Dzon and Theresa M. Kenney

The Christ Child in Medieval Culture is the first interdisciplinary investigation of how representations of the Christ Child were conceptualized and employed in this period.

Published May 2012