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The Troubadour Revival. A Study of Social Change and Traditionalism in Late Medieval Spain.

By: BOASE, Roger.:

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978.:

Seller ID: 30639


1st ed. "Chivalry and courtesy flourished in Europe in the late Middle Ages at a time when, paradoxically, the relevance of such ideals to practical affairs was diminishing...cultural archaism was especially marked in Spain under the Trastamaran dynasty (1369-1516), when approximately nine hundred poets participated in an extraordinary outburst of poetic activity based on troubadour conventions." Pp.16/219, 11b/w plates, tear to last page of index. Brown cloth, d/w. G+/VG. View more info

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The Medieval Machine. The Industrial Revolution of the Middle Ages.

By: GIMPEL, Jean.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Pimlico, 1992. 0712654844:

Seller ID: 43364

ISBN: 0712654844


2nd edition. "Original and pioneering, this book decisively overturns the conventional image of Western medieval society. It brilliantly demonstrates that the period was one of intense technological activity, that it witnessed the first Industrial Revolution - a revolution which, in some ways, was more significant than that of the nineteenth century....In an epilogue to this second edition, the author draws revealing and provocative parallels betweem the two great eras of invention - the medieval and our own." Pp.xx/294, several black & white illustrations and figure illustrations. Paperback,... View more info

Military and Religious Life in the Middle Ages and at the Period of the Renaissance.

By: LACROIX, Paul.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London: Bickers & Son, nd. (c.1880).:

Seller ID: 40211


Illustrated with Upwards of Four Hundred Engravings on Wood. 27cms x 19cms x 4.5cms. Contents includes chapters on: Feudalism, War and Armies, Naval Matters, The Crusades, Chivalry, Military Orders, Liturgy and Ceremonies, The Popes, The Secular Clergy, The Religious Orders, Charitable Institutions, Pilgrimages, Heresies, The Inquisition, Burials and Funeral Ceremonies. Pp.xx/504, over 400 wood engraving illustrations, light spotting to preliminary and final few pages. Brown cloth with black stamped decoration to front and blind-stamped to rear boards, gilt title to spine, minor bumps to corne... View more info

Oxford Essays in Medieval History.

By: SALTER, Herbert Edward. (presented by)..

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York: Books for Libraries Press Inc, 1968.:

Seller ID: 44338


Essay Index Reprint Series. Contents: I.The Era of the Folk in English History by J.E.A.Jolliffe; II.The Abbess Bethlem of S.Maria Di Porta Somma and the Barons of the Terra Beneventana by Miss E.M.Jamison; III.The Cursus in England by N.Denholm-Young; IV.The Castilian Chancery During the Reign of Alfonso X by Miss E.S.Procter; V.The Ecclesiastical Banleuca in England by Mrs M.D.Lobel; VI.The Plena Potestae of English Parliamentary Representatives by J.G.Edwards; VII.The Forfeiture of the Lands of the Templars in England by Mrs A.M.Leys; VIII.The Origin of Impeachment by Mis M.V.Clarke; IX.Not... View more info

Historians in the Middle Ages.

By: SMALLEY, Beryl.:

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London: Thames and Hudson, 1974.:

Seller ID: 30372


1st ed. "...the pictures accompanying the text illustrate not only the histories themselves, but also medieval man's view of the world and its impact on his interpretation of events." Pp.202, 99 illustrations - 10 in colour, a few very light spots to front endpaper and half-title. Maroon cloth, d/w. VG/VG. View more info

A Short History of the Papacy in the Middle Ages.

By: ULLMANN, Walter.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Methuen & Co, 1977. 0416749704:

Seller ID: 15077

ISBN: 0416749704


Rep. "The range of this book is considerably wider than the title indicates for it is an account of the rise, dominance and decline of the Papal Monarchy." Pp.393, name to verso front cover, sunning to spine. Pbk. G+. View more info