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Journal of Medieval Military History: Volume IX: Soldiers, Weapons and Armies in the Fifteenth Century
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 212

Journal of Medieval Military History: Volume IX: Soldiers, Weapons and Armies in the Fifteenth Century

Special edition of a volume which has become the leading forum for debate on aspects of medieval warfare, looking at warfare in the fifteenth century.

The Music of Simon Holt
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 362

The Music of Simon Holt

Bringing together well-known writers with composers and performers, this volume gives a complete overview of Holt's creative work up to 2015.

Domesday Now
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 338

Domesday Now

Essays into numerous aspects of the Domesday Book, shedding fresh light on its mysteries.

Nelson, the New Letters
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 525

Nelson, the New Letters

"Presents around 500 of the most important letters uncovered during the course of the epic Nelson Letters project, a five-year search of archives round the world"--Provided by publisher.

Medieval Life
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 336

Medieval Life

An examination of daily life in the Middle Ages which reveals the intimate relations between age groups, between the living and the dead, and between people and things.

Abortion in the Early Middle Ages, C. 500-900
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 342

Abortion in the Early Middle Ages, C. 500-900

First full-length study of attitudes to abortion in the early medieval west.

The Academic Book of the Future
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 120

The Academic Book of the Future

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2015-11-13
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  • Publisher: Springer

This book is open access under a CC-BY licence. Part of the AHRC/British Library Academic Book of the Future Project, this book interrogates current and emerging contexts of academic books from the perspectives of thirteen expert voices from the connected communities of publishing, academia, libraries, and bookselling.

A Polite Exchange of Bullets
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 317

A Polite Exchange of Bullets

Explores why minor slights to certain kinds of gentlemen led to duels in order for honour to be satisfied, and how such ideas about honour changed over time.

The Musical Novel
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 242

The Musical Novel

Analyzes two groups of "musical novels" -- novels that take music as a model for their construction -- including jazz novels by Toni Morrison and Michael Ondaatje, and novels based on Bach's Goldberg Variations.

The Supernatural Voice
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 254

The Supernatural Voice

Covering a period from the Ancient World to the present day, the book suggests that until very recently, falsettists and counter-tenors have been distinct vocal genres.