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Aymer de ValenceEarl of Pembroke 1307-1324. Baronial Politics in the Reign of Edward II

Aymer de Valence: Earl of Pembroke 1307-1324. Baronial Politics in the Reign of Edward II

J. R. S. Phillips

Published in print:
1972
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198223597
eISBN:
9780191861048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198223597.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the course and significance of English politics in the reign of Edward II through a study of the career of one important magnate, Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke from 1307 to ... More

EpidemicsHate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS

Epidemics: Hate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS

Samuel K. Cohn, Jr.

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198819660
eISBN:
9780191859984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819660.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, Social History

This book challenges a dominant hypothesis in the study of epidemics. From an interdisciplinary array of scholars, a consensus has emerged: invariably, epidemics in past times provoked class hatred, ... More

Graphic Signs of Authority in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, 300-900

Graphic Signs of Authority in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, 300-900

Ildar Garipzanov

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198815013
eISBN:
9780191852848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815013.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Historiography

This book presents a cultural history of graphic signs such as the sign of the cross, christograms, monograms, and other graphic devices, examining how they were employed to relate to and interact ... More

Taming Capitalism before its TriumphPublic Service, Distrust, and 'Projecting' in Early Modern England

Taming Capitalism before its Triumph: Public Service, Distrust, and 'Projecting' in Early Modern England

Koji Yamamoto

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198739173
eISBN:
9780191802300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739173.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This study revisits England’s culture of economic improvement between 1640 and 1720, a crucial period of its transformation into a global power backed by strong domestic industries. It is often ... More

The Tunis Crusade of 1270A Mediterranean History

The Tunis Crusade of 1270: A Mediterranean History

Michael Lower

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198744320
eISBN:
9780191805707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744320.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Why did the last of the major European campaigns to reclaim Jerusalem wind up attacking Tunis, a peaceful North African port city thousands of miles from the Holy Land? In the first book-length study ... More

Visions of Kinship in Medieval Europe

Visions of Kinship in Medieval Europe

Hans Hummer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198797609
eISBN:
9780191838965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797609.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

What meaning did human kinship possess in a world regulated by biblical time, committed to the primacy of spiritual relationships, and bound by the sinews of divine love? In the process of exploring ... More

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