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Books for the classroom or for history buffs. Euro-centric but not exclusive. Mainly medieval and early modern, again, not always!

Janice Liedl
The Voices of Nimes: Women, Sex, and Marriage in Reformation Languedoc Balliol College, University Of East Anglia, Protestant Reformation, Court Records, Modern History, Historical Society, Roman Catholic, History Books, The Hamptons

The Voices of Nîmes

Most of the women who ever lived left no trace of their existence on the record of history. Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century women of the middling and lower levels of society left no letters or diaries in which they expressed what they felt or thought. Criminal courts and magistrates kept few records of their testimonies, and no ecclesiastical court records are known to survive for the French Roman Catholic Church between 1540 and 1667.

Read "Napoleon" by Michael Broers available from Rakuten Kobo. All previous lives of Napoleon have relied more on the memoirs of others than on his own uncensored words. Destiny Book, Erie County, Most Popular Books, Book Jacket, Napoleonic Wars, Previous Life, One Life, History Books, Memoirs

Napoleon|NOOK Book

Written with great energy and authority—and using the newly available personal archives of Napoleon himself—the first volume of a

Read "Game of Thrones versus History Written in Blood" by available from Rakuten Kobo. Since it first aired in Game of Thrones galloped up the ratings to become the most watched show in HBO’s history. Medieval World, Medieval Times, Fantasy Literature, Wars Of The Roses, Games To Buy, News Games, Thought Provoking, Cool Watches, Game Of Thrones

Game of Thrones versus History: Written in Blood

Since it first aired in 2011, Game of Thrones galloped up the ratings to become the most watched show in HBOs history. It is no secret that creator George R.R. Martin was inspired by late 15th century Europe when writing A Song of Ice and Fire, the sprawling saga on which the show is based. Aside from the fantastical elements, Game of Thrones really does mirror historic events and bloody battles of medieval timesbut how closely?Game of Thrones versus History: Written in Blood is a collection…

'Fashion & Popular Print in Early Modern England: Depicting Dress in Black-Letter Ballds,' by Clare Backhouse (I. Rhymes Songs, England Fashion, Black Letter, History Books, The Book, Literature, Lettering, Popular, Words

Fashion and Popular Print in Early Modern England

Fashion featured in black-letter broadside ballads over a hundred years before fashion magazines appeared in England. In the seventeenth century, these single-sheet prints contained rhyming song texts and woodcut pictures, accessible to almost everyone in the country. Dress was a popular subject for ballads, as well as being a commodity with close material and cultural connections to them.This book analyses how the distinctive words and images of these ballads made meaning, both in relation…

I've heard good things about Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain by Martha Vandrei. Before there was Britannica, there was Boudica, and she has a complicated role in British historical memory. Uk History, British History, History Books, Ancient History, Queen Boudica, Shakespeare History, Alfred The Great, Heroic Age, High Middle Ages

Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain

Taking a long chronological view and a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary approach, this is an innovative and distinctive book. It is the definitive work on the posthumous reputation of the ever-popular warrior queen of the Iceni, Queen Boadicea/Boudica, exploring her presence in British historical discourse, from the early-modern rediscovery of the works of Tacitus to the first historical films of the early twentieth century.

Really enjoyed Elizabeth: The Later Years by John Guy who understands the Tudors and their historical sources like few others. He digs deep into the last decades of Elizabeth's reign. Elizabeth Johns, Elizabeth I, Asian History, British History, Tudor History, History Books, Royal Marriage, Historical Women, Historical Photos

Elizabeth by John Guy: 9780143110095 | PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books

About Elizabeth COSTA AWARD FINALIST ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR Film rights acquired by Gold Circle Films, the team behind My Big Fat Greek Wedding. A groundbreaking reconsideration of our favorite Tudor queen from the author of Queen of Scots , now a feature film starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie “A fresh, thrilling portrait… Guy’s Elizabeth is deliciously human.” –Stacy Schiff, The New York Times Book Review Elizabeth was crowned queen at twenty-five, but it was only when she…

Booktopia has Black Tudors, The Untold Story by Miranda Kaufmann. Buy a discounted Paperback of Black Tudors online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Sir Francis, Tudor History, History Books, European History, Date, Die Tudors, Book Nooks, Black History, Nonfiction

Black Tudors: The Untold Story

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Seeking Sanctuary: Crime, Mercy, and Politics in English Courts, by Shannon McSheffrey wide-ranging study of sanctuary use & abuse, with many cases informing the work History Books, Bibliophile, My Books, Crime, Politics, English, Music, Pdf, Free Ebooks

Seeking Sanctuary: Crime, Mercy, and Politics in English Courts, 1400-1550

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Read "London's Triumph Merchants, Adventurers, and Money in Shakespeare's City" by Stephen Alford available from Rakuten Kobo. The dramatic story of the dazzling growth of London in the sixteenth century. For most, England in the sixteenth century. Date, Political Geography, Lord Mayor Of London, Famous Names, In Pursuit, Elizabeth I, World Of Books, Queen Mary, London Life

London's Triumph

The dramatic story of the dazzling growth of London in the sixteenth century.For most, England in the sixteenth century was the era of the Tudors, from Henry VII and VIII to Elizabeth I. But as their dramas played out at court, England was being transformed economically by the astonishing discoveries of the New World and of direct sea routes to Asia. At the start of the century, England was hardly involved in the wider world and London remained a gloomy, introverted medieval city. But as the…

Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain Consumer Culture, History Books, Britain, Urban, Luxury, Painting, Fictional Characters, Economics, Cutlery

Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain explores the invention, making, and buying of new, semi-luxury, and fashionable consumer goods during the eighteenth century. It follows these goods, from china tea ware to all sorts of metal ornaments such as candlesticks, cutlery, buckles, and buttons, as they were made and shopped for, then displayed in the private domestic settings of Britain's urban middling classes.

Merchants and Explorers: Roger Barlow, Sebastian Cabot, and Networks of Atlantic Exchange Tudor History, History Books, World History, Sebastian Cabot, Michael Bennett, Jim Crow, Arthur Conan Doyle, Explore, Music

Merchants and Explorers

In the early sixteenth century, a young English sugar trader spent a night at what is now the port of Agadir in Morocco, watching from the tenuous safety of the Portuguese fort as the local tribesmen attacked the Moors. Having recently departed the familiar environs of London and the Essex marshes, this was to be the first of several encounters Roger Barlow was to have with unfamiliar worlds.Barlow's family was linked to networks wh

Read "Thinking About History" by Sarah Maza available from Rakuten Kobo. What distinguishes history as a discipline from other fields of study? That's the animating question of Sarah Maza’s Thi. World History Book, History Books, Got Books, Used Books, Sarah C, Reasons I Love You, History Major, Price Book, Book Cover Design

Thinking About History

The book Thinking About History, Sarah Maza is published by University of Chicago Press.