English Benedictine Nuns In Exile In The Seventeenth Century

Author: Laurence Lux-Sterritt
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 1526110059
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This study of English Benedictine nuns is based upon a wide variety of original manuscripts, including chronicles, death notices, clerical instructions, texts of spiritual guidance, but also the nuns' own collections of notes.

Pulp Fictions Of Medieval England

Author: Nicola McDonald
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 1847795579
Size: 64.48 MB
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Pulp Fictions of Medieval England demonstrates that popular romance not only merits and rewards serious critical attention, but that we ignore it to the detriment of our understanding of the complex and conflicted world of medieval England.

Saint Francis And The Sultan

Author: John V. Tolan
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191567493
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Saint Francis and the Sultan takes a detailed look at these richly varied artistic responses to this brief but highly symbolic meeting.

History On Trial

Author: Gary B. Nash
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0679767509
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The book argues that contention over the past is as old as the past itself, that the democratizing of the history profession has led to more balanced presentation of American history, and that continuous re-examination of the past is the ...

Lost In The Taiga

Author: Vasiliĭ Peskov
Publisher: Doubleday Books
ISBN:
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In Lost in the Taiga, Peskov brings to life the Lykovs' faith, their doubt, and their epic struggle against an unyielding wilderness, even as he pays homage to a natural habitat that is being despoiled so rapidly it may soon no longer exist ...

The Story Of Music

Author: Howard Goodall
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480447625
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And along the way, Goodall gives listeners a crash course in how music works on a technical level. The story of music is the story of human ambition: the urge to invent, to connect, to rebel.