4 edition of Oxford Essays in Medieval History found in the catalog.
Oxford Essays in Medieval History
Herbert E. Salter
by Irvington Publishers
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||274|
The essays collected here also speak to interpretative challenges common to all fields of women’s and gender history—that is, how best to uncover the experiences of ordinary people from archives formed mainly by and about elite males, and how to combine social histories of lived experiences with cultural histories of gendered discourses and. "Medieval Europe is a model of clarity and accessibility, the superlative answer to a challenge taken up by an eminent and wide-ranging historian: to interpret the history of a millennium in pages. This yields a sense of intellectual adventure that remains compelling throughout, as Chris Wickham engages his readers in his arguments, choices.
A Companion to Medieval Art: Romanesque and Gothic in Northern Europe. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, E-mail Citation» Although strictly dedicated neither to architecture nor to the Gothic era, this collection of thematic essays usefully situates Gothic architectural production within the larger context of late medieval art and visual culture. In Medieval Warfare: A History (Oxford University Press, New York, , $40), editor Keen, a leading authority on medieval Europe, expands his prolific studies of the topics of medieval brotherhood-in-arms, courtly love, the Crusades, heraldry, knighthood, the law of arms, tournaments and the nature of : Historynet Staff.
Helena Francisca Hamerow, FSA (born 18 September ) is Professor of Early Medieval Archaeology and former Head of the School of Archaeology at Oxford is the author of numerous books and academic articles on archaeology and early medieval mater: University of Wisconsin-Madison, . Apocalypticism, Millennialism, and Messianism. Collins is the best introduction to ancient apocalyptic literature, with Rowland a close second; both may read with profit. Collins, et al. is an excellent starting point for most topics on apocalypticism, millennialism, and messianism. Collins is more thematic and analytical in its focus, yet equally valuable, with essays on.
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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Oxford essays in medieval history. Oxford, Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Named Person. The Oxford History of the Prison - The Practice of Punishment in Western Society is an excellent compendium of essays chronicaling the practice of punishment from Ancient to Medieval times and today.
I highly recommend this history for anyone interested. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. : Essays on Medieval Indian History (Oxford India Collection (Paperback)) (): Chandra, Satish: BooksCited by: 3.
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Oxford essays in medieval history presented to Herbert Edward Salter.
Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press . The chapters in this book are chiefly concerned with English and Scottish writings of the 14th and 15th centuries.
Those on Chaucer's Knight's Tale, Langland's second version, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and Henryson's Preaching of the Swallow belong together as attempts to clarify the meaning of particular poems from this period by explaining concepts or institutions which are more or.
Patient Reading/Reading Patience Oxford Essays on Medieval English Literature Ralph Hanna. Liverpool University Press. Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies LUP. Reprints a sequence of seminal essays often cited in the field ; Offers a sequence of previously unpublished materials, largely addressing English polylingualism and Langland's Piers Plowman.
A concise edition of the highly acclaimed Oxford Companion to the Book, this book features the 51 articles from the Companion plus 3 brand new chapters in on affordable volume.
The 54 chapters introduce readers to the fascinating world of book history. Including 21 thematic studies on topics such as writing systems, the ancient and the medieval book, and the economics of print, as well as 33 5/5(1). The essays provide histories of the subject ranging from writing systems, the ancient and the medieval book, through central aspects of book production, to editorial theory and textual criticism, the economics of print, and the sacred book, as well as 29 surveys of the history of the book around the world, including the Muslim world, Latin.
In 'Medieval Warfare: A History', Maurice Keen, a fellow in Medieval History at Balliol Oxford (a college I attended briefly for lectures while I lived in Britain) has edited a superb compilation of essays, from a worthy collection of scholars from British and Irish Colleges, with one contributor from West Point/5(9).
Indeed, in the Middle Ages, the book becomes an attribute of God. Every stage in the creation of a medieval book required intensive labor, sometimes involving the collaboration of entire workshops. Parchment for the pages had to be made from the dried hides of animals, cut to size and sewn into quires; inks had to be mixed, pens prepared, and.
Sarah Foot is the Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Christ Church, Oxford. She is the author of AEthelstan: the First English Monarch (); Monastic Life in Anglo-Saxon England, c. () and has written widely on perceptions and uses of the past in the early medieval West. For example George Garnett of Oxford University, an expert on Anglo-Norman history, authored Chapter 3: Conquered England, The first section of this chapter is a concise essay which sums up the reasons for the Norman conquest of England in in the most compelling fashion.5/5(1).
According to George Holmes, editor of _The Oxford History of Medieval Europe_, "western civilization was created in medieval Europe." Much of modern thought and culture, including the modern nation state, ideas of popular sovereignty, modern parliaments, banking, universities that award degrees, and the literary form of the novel, has its origins in the struggles and society of the medieval /5(4).
Book Reviews: Satish Chandra, Essays on Medieval Indian History, Oxford University Press, New Delhi,pp. x + Michael H. Fisher The Medieval History Journal 7: 1, Author: Michael H. Fisher. This book maps out what we now firmly know—and what we are just beginning to know--after four decades of scholarship on women and gender in medieval Europe.
Medieval gender rules seem both foreign and familiar today. Medieval people understood religion, law, love, marriage, and sexual identity in distinctive ways that compel us today to understand women and gender as changeable, malleable.
Book Summary: The title of this book is Medieval Warfare and it was written by Maurice Keen (Editor). This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Oxford University Press and has a total of pages in the : The Library on the Post-Dissolution Wandering of Books from England’s Medieval Libraries.
The Library: Virtual Issue no. 4 Guest editor: James Carley. Throughout the middle ages manuscripts did shift from one religious house to another, primarily for copying, but also accompanying individuals who transferred establishments. One thinks in particular of the friars who were free to move about.
The Oxford History of the Classical World book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Following a format similar to that of The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, this brings together the work of 30 authorities & organizes their contributions into three main sections.
Some essays are clumsy combinations of /5. Must-Read Books about the Middle Ages Erika Harlitz-Kern Jan 4, The ideas we tend to have about the Middle Ages are mostly based on how the time period has been interpreted through fantasy fiction and games, and the romanticizing of the era by intellectuals, scholars, politicians, and artists in the nineteenth : Erika Harlitz-Kern.
The final miniature of the Belles Heures of Jean de Berry, a lavishly illustrated prayer book for a nobleman’s private use, depicts him setting out on a journey, as his responsibilities often obliged him to do (, fol. v). Coming as it does in a devotional book among so many religious pictures, the scene assumes an air of sanctity and.Deeds Done Beyond the Sea Essays on William of Tyre, Cyprus and the Military Orders presented to Peter Edbury This is the first book length study of how succeeding generations from the First Crusade in to the present day have understood, refashioned, moulded and manipulated accounts of these medieval wars of religion to suit changing.The essays look to analyse the powers and the dangers of motherhood within the warp and weft of social history, beginning with the premise that religious discourse or practice served as a medium in which mothers (and others) could assess their situation, defend claims, and make accusations.