Second Half List for Book Reviews
Bitel, Lisa M. Isle of the Saints: Monastic Settlement and Christian Community in Early Ireland
Erdoes, Richard. AD 1000: Living on the Brink of Apocalypse .
Selwood, Dominic. Knights of the Cloister .
Kaeuper, Richard. Chivalry and Violence in Medieval Europe .
Geary, Patrick J. The Myth of Nations: the Medieval Origins of Europe .
Bloch, Marc. Feudal Society (vol. I).
Erdmann, Carl. The Origin of the Idea of Crusade.
Jordan, William Chester. The Great Famine.
Hicks, Michael. Bastard Feudalism .
Wood, Charles T. Joan of Arc & Richard III .
Gillingham, John. Richard Coeur de Lion: Kingship, Chivalry and War in the Twelfth Century .
Trindade, Ann. Berengaria: In Search of Richard the Lionheart’s Queen .
Kelly, Amy. Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings .
Strohm, Paul. England’s Empty Throne: Usurpation and the Language of Legitimation, 1399–1422 .
Vale, Malcolm. The Origins of the Hundred Years War: The Angevin Legacy 1250–1340 .
Fraioli, Deborah. Joan of Arc: The Early Debate .
Jordan, Karl. Henry the Lion: A Biography .
Fletcher, Richard. The Quest for El Cid .
Birch, Debra J. Pilgrimage to Rome in the Middle Ages .
Jantzen, Grace. Julian of Norwich: Mystic and Theologian .
Davies, Oliver. God Within: The Mystical Tradition of Northern Europe .
Lambert, Malcolm. Medieval Heresy .
Muldoon, James. Varieties of Religious Conversion in the Middle Ages .
Biller, Peter and Anne Hudson, editors. Heresy and Literacy, 1000–1530 .
Flanagan, Sabina. Hildegard of Bingen: A Visionary Life .
Spoto, Donald. Reluctant Saint: The Life of Francis of Assisi .
Winstead, Karen. Virgin Martyrs: Legends of Sainthood in Late Medieval England .
Jotischky, Andrew. The Perfection of Solitude: Hermits and Monks in the Crusader States
LaCarrière, Jacques. Men Possessed by God: The Story of the Desert Monks of Ancient
Vauchez, André. The Laity in the Middle Ages: Religious Beliefs and Devotional Practices .
Mollat, G. The Popes at Avignon: the “Babylonian Captivity” of the Medieval Church .
Ullman, Walter. Origins of the Great Schism .
Sayers, Jane. Innocent III: Leader of Europe 1198-1216 .
Chamberlin, E.R. The Bad Popes .
Medieval Social/Cultural Topics
Elliot, Dyan. Spiritual Marriage: Sexual Abstinence in Medieval Wedlock .
————. Fallen Bodies: Pollution, Sexuality, & Demonology in the Middle Ages .
Russell, Jeffrey Burton. A History of Heaven: the Singing Silence .
————. Lucifer: the Devil in the Middle Ages .
Rubenstein, Jay. Guibert of Nogent: Portrait of a Medieval Mind .
Bell, Rudolph. Holy Anorexia .
Harvey, Barbara. Living and Dying in England 1100–1540: The Monastic Experience
Leclercq, Jean. The Love of Learning and the Desire for God .
Borst, Arno. Medieval Worlds: Barbarians, Heretics and Artists .
Ferguson, Arthur. The Indian Summer of English Chivalry .
Barber, Richard. The Knight and Chivalry.
Crosby, Alfred. The Measure of Reality: Quantification and Western Society, 1250–1600 .
Huizinga, Johan. The Autumn of the Middle Ages.
Allen, Don Cameron. Doubt’s Endless Sea: Skepticism and Faith in the Renaissance .
Weiss, Roberto. The Renaissance Discovery of Classical Antiquity .
Burckhardt, Jacob. The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy. (Vol. I) DG 533 .G85 1965 v.1
Bouwsma, William J. The Waning of the Renaissance 1550–1640 .
Couliano, Ioan. Eros and Magic in the Renaissance .
Ullmann, Walter. Medieval Foundations of Renaissance Humanism .
Kerrigan, William, and Gordon Braden. The Idea of the Renaissance .
Lewis, Archibald, ed. Aspects of the Renaissance: A Symposium .
Kinsman, Robert, ed. The Darker Vision of the Renaissance: Beyond the Fields of Reason
Mallet, Michael. Mercenaries and their Masters .
Davis, Robert C. The War of the Fists: Popular Culture and Public Violence in Late
Martines, Lauro. April Blood: Florence and the Plot Against the Medici .
Erlanger, Rachel. The Prophet Unarmed: Savonarola in Florence .
Bedini, Silvio. The Pope’s Elephant .
Reformation: Protestant and Catholic
Tentler, Thomas. Sin and Confession on the Eve of the Reformation .
J.T. Cliffe. The Puritan Gentry during and after the Civil Wars . (Routledge).
Seaver, Paul. Wallington’s World: A Puritan Artisan in 17C London .
Poole, Kristen. Radical Religion from Shakespeare to Milton: Figures of Nonconformity in
Early Modern England.
Black, Antony. Council and Commune: The Conciliar Movement and the Fifteenth-Century
Steinmetz, David. Calvin in Context .
Winston-Allen, Anne. Convent Chronicles: Women Writing About Women and Reform in the Late Middle Ages .
Pettegree, Andrew, Alastair Duke, and Gillian Lewis, eds. Calvinism in Europe, 1540–1620 .
Bouwsma, William J. John Calvin: A Sixteenth-Century Portrait .
Mullan, David George. Scottish Puritanism 1590–1638 .
Morgan, John. Godly Learning: Puritan Attitudes towards Reason, Learning and Education,
MacDonald, Alan R. The Jacobean Kirk, 1576–1625: Sovereignty, Polity and Liturgy .
Mentzer, Ramyond, ed. Sin and the Calvinists: Morals Control and the Consistory in the Reformed Tradition . (Vol. 32: Sixteenth Century Essays & Studies)
O’Malley, John. The First Jesuits .
Soergel, Philip M. Wondrous in His Saints: Counter-Reformation Propaganda in Bavaria
Housley, Norman. Religious Warfare in Europe 1400–1536.
Cunningham, Andrew and Ole Peter Grell. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Religion, War, Famine and Death in Reformation Europe .
Oberman, Heiko. The Impact of the Reformation: Essays by Heiko Oberman.
————. Luther: Man between God and the Devil .
————. The Reformation: Roots & Ramifications .
Edwards, Mark U. Printing, Propaganda, and Martin Luther .
Jones, Norman. The English Reformation: Religion and Cultural Adaptation .
Erikson, Erik. Young Man Luther: A Study in Psychoanalysis and History.
Wright, A.D. The Counter-Reformation .
Pearse, M.T. Between Known Men and Visible Saints: A Study in Sixteenth-Century English Dissent .
Mullett, Michael A. The Catholic Reformation .
The West in the Wider World
Pagden, Anthony. European Encounters with the New World
Maalouf, Amin. The Crusades Through Arab Eyes .
Pratt, Mary Louise. Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation .
Spence, Jonathan. The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci .
Menocal, María Rosa. The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain .
Morgan, David. The Mongols .
Early Modern Europe: Politics and Culture
Burke, Peter. Popular Culture in Early Modern Europe .
Rapley, Elizabeth. The Dévotes: Women & Church in Seventeenth-Century France .
Ferrell, Lori Anne. Government by Polemic: James I, the King’s Preachers, and the Rhetorics of Conformity, 1603–1625
Billacois, François. The Duel: Its Rise and Fall in Early Modern France .
Parker, Geoffrey. Success is Never Final: Empire, War, and Faith in Early Modern Europe .
Te Brake, Wayne. Shaping History: Ordinary People in European Politics, 1500–1700 .
Asch, Ronald G. The Thirty Years War: The Holy Roman Empire and Europe, 1618–48 .
Croxton, Derek. Peacemaking in Early Modern Europe: Cardinal Mazarin and the Congress of Westphalia, 1643–1648 .
King, John N. Tudor Royal Iconography .
Hibbert, Christopher. The Virgin Queen: Elizabeth I, Genius of the Golden Age .
Doran, Susan. Monarchy & Matrimony: The Courtships of Elizabeth I.
Young, Michael B. King James and the History of Homosexuality .
Wood, James B. The King’s Army: Warfare, soldiers, and society during the Wars of Religion in
Knecht, R.J. Catherine de’ Medici .
Finley-Croswhite, S. Annette. Henry IV and the Towns: The Pursuit of Legitimacy in French Urban Society, 1589–1610 .
Bergin, Joseph. The Rise of Richelieu .
Zumthor, Paul. Daily Life in Rembrandt’s Holland .
Goffman, Daniel. The Ottoman Empire and Early Modern Europe .
Women & Gender
Boureau, Alain. The Myth of Pope Joan .
Petroff, Elizabeth Alvilda. Body & Soul: Essays on Medieval Women and Mysticism .
Newman, Barbara. From Virile Woman to WomanChrist: Studies in Medieval Religion and Literature .
Ranft, Patricia. Women and Spiritual Equality in Christian Tradition .
Davis, Natalie Zemon. Women on the Margins: Three Seventeenth-Century Lives .
Newman, Barbara. Sister of Wisdom: St. Hildegard’s Theology of the Feminine .
Walker, Claire. Gender and Politics in Early Modern Europe: English Convents in France and
the Low Countries.
Venarde, Bruce. Women’s Monasticism and Medieval Society: Nunneries in France and
Jansen, Sharon. The Monstrous Regiment of Women: Female Rulers in Early Modern Europe.
Lindsey, Karen. Divorced, Beheaded, Survived: A Feminist Reinterpretation of the Wives of
Bynum, Caroline Walker. Holy Feast and Holy Famine: The Religious Significance of Food to
Vodola, Elisabeth. Excommunication in the Middle Ages .
Haliczer, Stephen, ed. & trans. Inquisition and Society in Early Modern Europe .
Lea, Henry Charles. The Inquisition of the Middle Ages: Its Organization and Operation . (Introduction by Walter Ullman) .
Kamen, Henry. Inquisition and Society in Spain .
————. The Spanish Inquisition: A Historical Revision .
Moore, R.I. The Origins of European Dissent .
Costen, Michael. The Cathars and the Albigensian Crusade .
Nirenberg, David. Communities of Violence: Persecution of Minorities in the Middle Ages .
Forey, Alan. The Military Orders from the Twelfth to the Early Fourteenth Centuries .
Barber, Malcolm. The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple .
Riley-Smith, Jonathan. The First Crusaders: 1095–1131 .
Powell, James M. Anatomy of a Crusade: 1213–1221 .
Abels, Richard. Lordship and Military Obligation in Anglo-Saxon England .
Morillo, Stephen. Warfare under the Anglo-Norman Kings .
Strickland, Matthew. War and Chivalry .
Millar, John. Tudor Mercenaries and Auxiliaries: 1485–1547 .
Lenman, Bruce. England’s Colonial Wars 1550–1688: Conflicts, Empire and National Identity .
Bradbury, Jim. The Battle of Hastings .
Boardman, Andrew. The Medieval Soldier in the Wars of the Roses .
Bennett, Martyn. The Civil Wars Experienced: Britain and Ireland, 1638–1661 .
Rogers, Randall. Latin Siege Warfare in the Twelfth Century .