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Collins, Roger - Visigothic Spain 409 - 711, ebook

Visigothic Spain 409 - 711

Collins, Roger


This history of Spain in the period between the end of Roman rule and the time of the Arab conquest challenges many traditional assumptions about the history of this period.
Presents original theories about how the Visigothic kingdom was governed, about law in the kingdom, about the Arab

Dunn, Marilyn - Emergence of Monasticism, ebook

Emergence of Monasticism

Dunn, Marilyn


First study in any language to cover the formative period of medieval monasticism. Gives particular attention to the contribution of women to ascetic and monastic life.

Ruiz, Teofilo F. - Spain's Centuries of Crisis: 1300 - 1474, ebook

Spain's Centuries of Crisis: 1300 - 1474

Ruiz, Teofilo F.


A comprehensive history that focuses on the crises of Spain in the late middle ages and the early transformations that underpinned the later successes of the Catholic Monarchs. Illuminates Spain’s history from the early fourteenth century to the

Snyder, Christopher A. - The Britons, ebook

The Britons

Snyder, Christopher A.


This book provides a fascinating and unique history of the Britons from the late Iron Age to the late Middle Ages. It also discusses the revivals of interest in British culture and myth over the centuries, from Renaissance antiquarians to modern day Druids.
A fascinating and unique

Rigby, S. H. - A Companion to Britain in the Later Middle Ages, ebook

A Companion to Britain in the Later Middle Ages

Rigby, S. H.


Covers social, economic, political, religious, and cultural history in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales Provides a guide to the historical debates over the later Middle Ages Addresses questions at the leading edge of historical scholarship Each chapter includes

Christiansen, Eric - Norsemen in the Viking Age, ebook

Norsemen in the Viking Age

Christiansen, Eric


This history of the Nordic peoples in the period 750-1050 focuses on their homelands and colonies, demonstrating the fluidity and incoherence of the world in which they lived.
Considers the Nordic peoples in Viking times without undue recourse to developmental theories.
Guides readers

Linehan, Peter - Spain 1157 - 1312: A Partible Inheritance, ebook

Spain 1157 - 1312: A Partible Inheritance

Linehan, Peter


Spain, 1150-1300 makes use of a vast body of primary and secondary source material to provide a balanced overview of a crucial period of Spanish as well as of European history.
Examines the most significant phase of Spanish mainland development Considers the profound intellectual consequences of Christian advances into Islamic

Chibnall, Marjorie - The Normans, ebook

The Normans

Chibnall, Marjorie


This book provides the most comprehensive examination of the Normans available, examining the emergence of the Normans, their characteristics as a group, and their various achievements in war, culture and civilization.