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Edited by D.J.B. Trim and Mark Charles Fissel
This anthology explains how Europeans used amphibious warfare to exert military and economic power in the Mediterranean, North and Baltic Seas, and the Indian and Atlantic Oceans, and the adjacent coasts; and how war, commerce and the growth of the European State system sustained one another.
Edited by Jill Caskey, Adam S. Cohen and Linda Safran
These essays examine art on the borders of the medieval world, from China to Spain. They engage three related issues: margins, frontiers, and cross-cultural encounters. Historiographic problems and pedagogical questions weave through the essays and the editors’ introduction.
Gabriel Audisio. Translated by Claire Davison
This work traces the history of the “barbes”, the Waldensian preachers whose itinerant mision maintained the fervent but clandestine faith of a dissent which from Lyons extended across much of Europe, enduring despite the Inquisition, from the 12th-16th century.
Geert Warnar. Translated by Diane Webb
This book discusses the writings of the mystic Jan van Ruusbroec (1293-1381) within their medieval contexts of literary, religious and intellectual life, thus offering the first comprehensive biography of the most influential medieval Dutch author.
John H. Pryor and Elizabeth M. Jeffreys
This analysis of the ships of the Byzantine navy from the sixth to twelfth centuries is a fascinating, and totally original discussion of the surviving texts which record and report them and the relationship of those texts to the physical reality of the ships themselves.
Nils Hybel and Bjørn Poulsen
This comparative empirical study of milling technology in the pre-modern period draws on the latest research in archaeology, history and sociology to illuminate the social and economic significance of milling and the extent to which the modern period is built on ancient and medieval foundations.
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