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Medieval Panorama
by Robert Bartlett
The author of several books on medieval society and history, Bartlett (medieval history, Univ. of St. Andrews, Scotland) introduces the Middle Ages through eight major themes, which are then illustrated by selections of medieval art. The arrangement is intriguing and thematic, covering everything from religion, knighthood, and courtly love to alchemy, daily labor, and ceremony. Many features make this book particularly useful to students a 35-page biographical dictionary, time lines, maps, a glossary, a bibliography, and a list of 22 web sites devoted to medieval studies.

The Oxford History of Medieval Europe
by George Holmes (Editor)(Paperback - March 2002)
Excerpt from page 95 "... crowned Charlemagne emperor of the Romans. Probably no event in medieval history has occasioned more scholarly comment, to less effect. Contemporary accounts ..."

The Northern Crusades
by Eric Christiansen
Excerpt from Back Matter "... also A. von Brandt, `Recent Trends in Researchin Hanseatic History', History, XLI (1957) On Livonia, ... under Danish Rule' in Danish Medieval History.- New Currents, ed. Skyum-Nielsen and N. Lund (Copenhagen, 1981). ..."

The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple
by Malcolm Barber
Excerpt from Back Matter "... or How to deliver a cavalry charge', in Studies in Medieval History presented to R. Allen Brown, ed. C. Harper-Bill, C. Holdsworth, ..."

The Cambridge History of Medieval English Literature
by David Wallace
This volume includes a verse translation of Beowulf, Chaucer's General Prologue and five of the Canterbury Tales (including The Franklin's Tale) with guides to grammar, syntax, and pronunciation, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, seventeen Middle English lyrics, ten popular ballads, Everyman, and The Wakefield Second Shepherds' Play.

Medieval Warfare: A History
by Maurice Hugh Keen
This illustrated book explores over 700 years of European warfare, from the time of Charlemagne to the end of the middle ages (c .1500). The period covered has a distinctive character in military history. It was an age when organization for war was integral to social structure, when the secular aristocrat was by necessity also a warrior, and whose culture was profoundly influenced by martial ideas. Twelve scholars, experts in their own fields, have contributed to the book.

How Would You Survive in the Middle Ages
by Fiona MacDonald
Fiona Macdonald is famous for writing beutiful books about the past. She explains in a very friendly, clear and fascinating way how our ancestors lived. Children who dislike history and who think that the past is boring change their mind when they see the magnificintly illustrated books Fiona makes. This book pulls you into the Middle ages and gets you as close to the past as possible without a time-machine.

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The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History
by Colin McEvedy (Paperback - November 1992)
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World History the Easy Way: Ancient and Medieval Times to A.D. 1500 (Easy Way)
by Charles A. Frazee (Paperback - August 1997)
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Excerpt from page 465 "... weeks later in October 1303. For the first time in medieval history, a pope had been publically humiliated by a secular monarch. ..."
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The New Cambridge Medieval History
by David Luscombe (Editor), Jonathan Riley-Smith (Editor) (Hardcover )
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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Crusades
by George Holmes (Editor)(Paperback - May 2001)
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