Publication year: 2007
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Edited by Simon Barton and Peter Linehan
This volume commemorates the career of Richard Fletcher and his remarkable contribution to our understanding of the medieval world. The seventeen papers included here reflect the three main areas of Fletcher’s scholarly endeavours: Church and society in medieval Spain; Christian-Muslim ...
Based on extensive archival searches, this book provides the first reconstruction of the Templar presence in North-west Italy giving general insights into the development and organization of the Order in this area and providing an outline of the history of each Templar house.
The present book traces the movement of sugar cane from the East to the West of the Mediterranean, from plantations to the sugar bowl, including the refinery and the apothecary's shop.
Edited by Anthony Cutler and Arietta Papaconstantinou
The volume ranges from the close examination of specific objects to larger questions of their signification for the medieval societies that fashioned them and the ways in which they have been, and are currently, interpreted.
This book challenges prevalent assumptions concerning the persecution of the Jews and Muslims of Portugal in 1496-7. It pieces together the developments that led to the events of 1496-7 and presents a detailed reconstruction of the persecution itself.
Based on a range of medieval commercial documents the author comes to the conclusion that the cotton traffic was one of the motors mobilizing human and material resources on a large scale in the maritime commerce in the Mediterranean in the Later Middle Ages.
Edited by Randolph C. Head, University of California, Riverside and Daniel Christensen, Biola University
Interdisciplinary essays on early modern Germany that address orthodoxy and its challenges in religion, politics, and the arts. Confronting the transformation of normative canons after the Reformation, the essays investigate authority and knowledge in an era of shifting cultural foundations.
Jose Raymund Canoy
This book examines the complex and paradoxical relationship between authoritarian policing and the social and economic modernization of postwar Germany’s largest and most historically “authentic” state, as Bavaria joined the rest of the Federal Republic in a passage from postwar crisis to ...
Edited by Lennart Bes, Edda Frankot and Hanno Brand
Covering almost 1000 archival collections in all countries around the Baltic Sea (including the Netherlands), this guide provides an essential tool for scholars studying the region's maritime, economic and diplomatic relations between 1450 and 1800.
Edited by Glaire D. Anderson and Mariam Rosser-Owen
Revisiting al-Andalus brings together a range of new approaches to the material culture of Islamic Iberia, highlighting especially new directions in Anglo-American scholarship in this field since the influential exhibition in 1992, Al-Andalus: the Art of Islamic Spain.
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