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The Decline of MagicBritain in the Enlightenment

The Decline of Magic: Britain in the Enlightenment

Michael Hunter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243581
eISBN:
9780300249460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243581.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In early modern Britain, belief in prophecies, omens, ghosts, apparitions and fairies was commonplace. Among both educated and ordinary people the absolute existence of a spiritual world was taken ... More

The First Irish CitiesAn Eighteenth-Century Transformation

The First Irish Cities: An Eighteenth-Century Transformation

David Dickson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300229462
eISBN:
9780300255898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300229462.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

A backward corner of Europe in 1600, Ireland was transformed during the following centuries. This was most evident in the rise of its cities, notably Dublin and Cork. The book explores ten urban ... More

Frederick BarbarossaThe Prince and the Myth

Frederick Barbarossa: The Prince and the Myth

John B. Freed

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300122763
eISBN:
9780300221169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122763.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Frederick Barbarossa, born of two of Germany's most powerful families, swept to the imperial throne in a coup d'état in 1152. A leading monarch of the Middle Ages, he legalized the dualism between ... More

The Global IndiesBritish Imperial Culture and the Reshaping of the World, 1756-1815

The Global Indies: British Imperial Culture and the Reshaping of the World, 1756-1815

Ashley L. Cohen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300239973
eISBN:
9780300255690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300239973.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book is a study of British imperialism's imaginative geography, exploring the pairing of India and the Atlantic world from literature to colonial policy. The book weaves a complex portrait of ... More

Henry IIIThe Rise to Power and Personal Rule, 1207-1258

Henry III: The Rise to Power and Personal Rule, 1207-1258

David Carpenter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300238358
eISBN:
9780300255508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300238358.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Nine years of age when he came to the throne in 1216, Henry III had to rule within the limits set by the establishment of Magna Carta and the emergence of parliament. Pacific, conciliatory, and ... More

Legions of Pigs in the Early Medieval West

Legions of Pigs in the Early Medieval West

Jamie Kreiner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300246292
eISBN:
9780300255553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300246292.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Early medieval communities were thinking seriously about their environments. They saw themselves as part of a complex and dynamic universe that was propelled by interconnected organisms and forces. ... More

The Mortgage of the PastReshaping the Ancient Political Inheritance (1050-1300)

The Mortgage of the Past: Reshaping the Ancient Political Inheritance (1050-1300)

Francis Oakley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300176339
eISBN:
9780300183504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176339.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The author of this book continues his three-part history of the emergence of Western political thought during the Middle Ages with this second volume in the series. Here, he explores kingship from ... More

The True History of Merlin the Magician

The True History of Merlin the Magician

Anne Lawrence-Mathers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300144895
eISBN:
9780300189292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300144895.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Merlin the Magician has remained an enthralling and curious individual since he was first introduced in the twelfth century though the pages of Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britanniae. But ... More

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