c 500 to c 1450/1500

    Simon de Montfort and the Rise of the English Nation

    By Darren Baker

    Paperback £8.45

    Simon de Montfort's combination of charisma, determination, and fearlessness made him one of the greatest men of his age. This new biography marks 750 years since Montfort established the earliest forerunner of our modern parliament.

    Portraiture in South Asia since the Mughals: Art, Representation and History

    By Crispin Branfoot

    Hardback £66.21

    One of the most remarkable artistic achievements of the Mughal Empire was the emergence in the early seventeenth century of portraits of identifiable individuals, unprecedented in both South Asia and the Islamic world.

    The History of the Anglo-Saxons 4 Volume Set The History of

    By Sharon Turner

    Paperback £26.35

    Sharon Turner 1768-1847 practised as a solicitor in London, but as a young man he had become involved in the study of Anglo-Saxon and Icelandic literature and history. Published 1799-1805, this four-volume work was a benchmark in Anglo-Saxon studies, drawing on manuscripts in the British Museum.

    The History of the Anglo-Saxons 4 Volume Set The History of

    By Sharon Turner

    Paperback £25.46

    Sharon Turner 1768-1847 practised as a solicitor in London, but as a young man he had become involved in the study of Anglo-Saxon and Icelandic literature and history. Published 1799-1805, this four-volume work was a benchmark in Anglo-Saxon studies, drawing on manuscripts in the British Museum.

    The History of the Anglo-Saxons 4 Volume Set The History of

    By Sharon Turner

    Paperback £29.90

    Sharon Turner 1768-1847 practised as a solicitor in London, but as a young man he had become involved in the study of Anglo-Saxon and Icelandic literature and history. Published 1799-1805, this four-volume work was a benchmark in Anglo-Saxon studies, drawing on manuscripts in the British Museum.

    Mission to the Medieval Middle East

    Hardback £78.96

    Bertrandon de la Broquiere was esquire to Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy.

    Short History of the Mongols

    By George Lane

    Paperback £14.45

    George Lane argues that the Mongols were not only subjugators who swept all before them but one of the great organising forces of world history. His book traces the rise of the Great Khan in 1206 to the dissolution of the empire in 1368 by the Ming Dynasty.

    Everyday Life in Medieval Baghdad

    Hardback £162.46

    Entertaining, instructive, licentious and sometimes abhorrent, Tanukhi's wonderful collection of anecdotes presents a rich and colourful mosaic of life and belief in the tenth-century Middle East.

    Distant Mirror

    By Barbara W. Tuchman

    Paperback £10.25

    The fourteenth century was a time of fabled crusades and chivalry, glittering cathedrals and grand castles. It was also a time of ferocity and spiritual agony, a world of chaos and the plague. Here, Barbara Tuchman masterfully reveals the two contradictory images of the age, examining the great rhythms of...

    Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe, 900-1400

    Paperback £27.92

    Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe provides imagined biographies of twenty different figures from all walks of life living in Eastern Europe from 900 to 1400. Moving beyond the usual boundaries of speculative history, the book presents innovative and creative interpretations of the people, places, and events of medieval Eastern Europe...

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