Category: History - Europe - Medieval.


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The Fruit of Her Hands

By: Cameron, Michelle H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pocket:

Seller ID: BB0231126

ISBN: 1439118221

Condition: vg/vg

Based on the life of the author's thirteenth-century ancestor, Meir ben Baruch of Rothenberg, a renowed Jewish scholar of medieval Europe, this is the richly dramatic fictional story of Rabbi Meir's wife, Shira, a devout but rebellious woman who preserves her religious traditions as she and her family witness the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe.Raised by her widowed rabbi father and a Christian nursemaid in Normandy, Shira is a free-spirited, inquisitive girl whose love of learning shocks the community. When Shira's father is arrested by the local baron intent on enforcing the Catholic C... View more info

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In the wake of the plague: the Black Death and the world it made

By: Cantor, Norman L.

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York : Free Press, c2001.:

Seller ID: BB0236708

ISBN: 0684857359

Condition: vg/vg

Much of what we know about the greatest medical disaster ever, the Black Plague of the fourteenth century, is wrong. The details of the Plague etched in the minds of terrified schoolchildren -- the hideous black welts, the high fever, and the final, awful end by respiratory failure -- are more or less accurate. But what the Plague really was, and how it made history, remain shrouded in a haze of myths.Norman Cantor, the premier historian of the Middle Ages, draws together the most recent scientific discoveries and groundbreaking historical research to pierce the mist and tell the story of t... View more info

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Life in a Medieval Castle

By: Gies, Joseph ; Frances Gies

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, June 1979:

Seller ID: BB0252723

ISBN: 006090674X

Condition: g

Light shelf-wear. View more info

The Medieval West, 400-1450;: A Preindustrial Civilization

By: Nicholas, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dorsey Pr, 1973:

Seller ID: BB0245014

ISBN: 0256014205

Condition: Good+

Text is clean and unmarked by cover shows light shelf-wear and fading. View more info