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King Arthur The Making of the Legend
ISBN: HB: 9780300210927, Yale University Press, September 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 colour illus., 7 maps
According to legend, King Arthur saved Britain from the Saxons and reigned over it gloriously sometime around A.D. 500. Whether or not there was a "real" King Arthur has all too often been neglected by scholars; most period specialists today declare...
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Medieval Europe
ISBN: PB: 9780300228823, ISBN: HB: 9780300208344, Yale University Press, August 2017
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus.
A spirited and thought-provoking history of the vast changes that transformed Europe during the 1,000-year span of the Middle Ages. The millennium between the breakup of the western Roman Empire and the Reformation was a long and hugely transformativ...
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Medievalism The Middle Ages in Modern England
ISBN: PB: 9780300227307, Yale University Press, April 2017
304 pp., 21x14 cm, 27 colour illus.
Now reissued in an updated paperback edition, this groundbreaking account of the Medieval Revival movement examines the ways in which the style of the medieval period was re-established in post-Enlightenment England – from Walpole and Scott, Pugin, R...
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Feast for the Senses Art and Experience in Medieval Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780300222951, Yale University Press, October 2016
280 pp., 29.2x25.4 cm, 241 colour illus., 4 black&white illus.
The late medieval world was marked by a culture of refinement and sophistication. The period's media of choice – paintings, manuscripts, prints, tapestries, embroideries, ivory sculpture, metalwork, and enamels – speak volumes about the pleasures of...
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Frederick Barbarossa The Prince and the Myth
ISBN: HB: 9780300122763, Yale University Press, June 2016
704 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
Frederick Barbarossa, born of two of Germany's most powerful families, swept to the imperial throne in a coup d'etat in 1152. A leading monarch of the Middle Ages, he legalized the dualism between the crown and the princes that endured until the end...
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Medieval Christianity A New History
ISBN: PB: 9780300216776, Yale University Press, December 2015
544 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 47 black&white illus.
For many, the medieval world seems dark and foreign – a miraculous, brutal and irrational time of superstition and strange relics. The pursuit of heretics, the inquisition, the crusades and the domination of the "Holy Land" come to mind. Yet the medi...
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Late Medieval English Church Vitality and Vulnerability Before the Break with Rome
ISBN: PB: 9780300197129, ISBN: HB: 9780300179972, Yale University Press, July 2013
304 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus.
The later medieval English church is invariably viewed through the lens of the Reformation that transformed it. But in this bold and provocative book historian G. W. Bernard examines it on its own terms, revealing a church with vibrant faith and grea...
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Medieval Heart
ISBN: HB: 9780300153934, Yale University Press, March 2010
256 pp., 21x14 cm
In this debut, Heather Webb studies medieval notions of the heart to explore the "lost circulations" of an era when individual lives and bodies were defined by their extensions into the world rather than as self-perpetuating, self-limited entities. D...
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