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Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World


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The volumes in this set, originally published between 1938 and 1994, draw together research by leading academics in the area of medieval history and medieval literature, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines medieval history from the early Middle Ages, right up until the Reformation, as well as the effect of the medieval period on later cultures, such as the Victorians. This collection draws together books on the monarchy, medieval philosophy, religion, art, music, psychology and architecture as well as volumes on medieval archeology. The collection also brings together key volumes on medieval literature of the period, with formative works examining medieval religious literature, medieval legends and oral tradition. The collection also includes titles examining specific poems from the period such as Piers Plowman, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and The Pearl, as well as volumes on influential writers of the period such as Jean Froissant, John Lydgate and Margery Kempe. This collection brings back into print a collection of insightful and detailed books on the diverse medieval period and will be a must have resource for academics and students, not only of history and literature, but of anthropology, music, psychology and religion.

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Modalities in Medieval Philosophy

Modalities in Medieval Philosophy

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Simo Knuuttila
July 09, 2019

Originally published in 1993, Modalities in Medieval Philosophy looks at the idea of modality as multiplicity of reference with respect to alternative domains. The book examines how this emerged in early medieval discussions and addresses how it was originally influenced by the theological...

A History of Europe 911-1198

A History of Europe 911-1198

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Z.N. Brooke
July 09, 2019

Originally published in 1938, A History of Europe 911-1198 is a comprehensive and scholarly history of Europe from the revival of the Empire under the German kings to the great religious and political conflicts of the late twelfth century. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of...

The Medieval Consolation of Philosophy: An Annotated Bibliography

The Medieval Consolation of Philosophy: An Annotated Bibliography

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr.
July 09, 2019

Originally published in 1992 The Medieval Consolation of Philosophy is an annotated bibliography looking at the scholarship generated by the translations of the works of Boethius. The book looks at translations which were produced in medieval England, France, and Germany and addresses the influence...

English Justice: Between the Norman Conquest and the Great Charter, 1066-1215

English Justice: Between the Norman Conquest and the Great Charter, 1066-1215

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Doris M. Stenton
July 09, 2019

Originally published in 1965, English Justice between the Norman Conquest and the Great Charter discusses the history of English justice in the period of the Norman Conquest, of the Angevin achievements, and of the contrasting reigns of Richard I and John. This book looks at this period in light of...

The Origins of Open Field Agriculture

The Origins of Open Field Agriculture

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Trevor Rowley
July 09, 2019

Originally published in 1981, The Origins of Open Field Agriculture looks at the problems connected with open field agriculture – the origins of strip cultivation, the three-field system, the adaptation of ‘Celtic’ fields, and the development of ploughing techniques. The book looks at the...

The High Middle Ages: 1200-1550

The High Middle Ages: 1200-1550

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Trevor Rowley
July 09, 2019

Originally published in 1986, The High Middle Ages begins in the late twelfth century and ends, not with the arrival of the Tudor monarchs in 1485, but with the destruction of the wealth and power of the Church in the 1530s. The book looks at how the passing of the monasteries marked the transition...

The Norman Heritage: 1055-1200

The Norman Heritage: 1055-1200

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Trevor Rowley
July 09, 2019

Originally published in 1983, The Norman Heritage looks at the Norman Conquest as a turning point in English history. The book argues that not only was this the last time that England was successfully invaded, but it followed a complete change in the ruling dynasty, the introduction of military...

From Roman Empire to Renaissance Europe

From Roman Empire to Renaissance Europe

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Denys Hay
July 09, 2019

Originally published in 1953 From Roman Empire to Renaissance Europe looks at the broader picture of the Middle Ages, drawn in terms of the men and women and the situations that they had to face. The constant theme of change is revealed not by detailed narrative of elements but by commentary and...

Medieval Logic and Metaphysics: A Modern Introduction

Medieval Logic and Metaphysics: A Modern Introduction

1st Edition

Forthcoming

D.P. Henry
July 09, 2019

Originally published in 1972, Medieval Logic and Metaphysics shows how formal logic can be used in the clarification of philosophical problems. An elementary exposition of Leśniewski’s Onotology, an important system of contemporary logic, is followed by studies of central philosophical themes such...

A Reading of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

A Reading of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

1st Edition

Forthcoming

J A Burrow
July 09, 2019

Originally published in 1965, A Reading of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is an interpretation of the most important poem in Middle English literature, the only fourteenth century work which can stand beside Chaucer. The book examines the poem’s conventions and purposes in a critical analysis and...

The Protean Text: A Study of Versions of the Medieval French Legend of

The Protean Text: A Study of Versions of the Medieval French Legend of "Doon and Olive"

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Kimberlee Anne Campbell
July 09, 2019

Originally published in 1988, The Protean Text looks at the shifting evolution of medieval texts and how changing social and aesthetic values were depicted in the literature of the period. The book examines how this was reflected in the reworking and rewriting of texts - a common practice in...

A History of Early Medieval Europe: From 476-911

A History of Early Medieval Europe: From 476-911

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Margaret Deanesly
July 09, 2019

Originally published in 1956, A History of Early Medieval Europe traces the changes that took place in Europe between the fifth and tenth centuries, a time of social and political upheaval, when the organization of the Roman Empire, with its single emperor, army and civil service, was replaced by...

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