Castles: Their Construction and History

Castles: Their Construction and History PDF The art of fortification had reached a high state of development even at the dawn of history. Powerful military works, dating from the remotest periods, have been found in Asia Minor, in Greece, and in the basins of the Tigris, the Euphrates, and the Nile rivers. The medieval castle,… Continue reading Castles: Their Construction and History

Upper Perené Arawak Narratives of History, Landscape, and Ritual

Upper Perené Arawak Narratives of History, Landscape, and Ritual PDF Published through the Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  The rich storytelling traditions of the Alto Perené Arawaks of eastern Peru are showcased in this bilingual collection of traditional narratives, ethnographic accounts, women’s autobiographical stories, songs, chants,… Continue reading Upper Perené Arawak Narratives of History, Landscape, and Ritual

A History of the Middle Ages, 300-1500, 2 edition

A History of the Middle Ages, 300-1500, 2 edition This clear and comprehensive text covers the Middle Ages from the classical era to the late medieval period. Distinguished historian John Riddle provides a cogent analysis of the rulers, wars, and events-both natural and human-that defined the medieval era. Taking a broad geographical perspective, Riddle includes… Continue reading A History of the Middle Ages, 300-1500, 2 edition