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Encyclopedia of European Social History - Peter Stearns (Editor)
ISBN: 0684805820
Publication Date: 2000-12-20
Covering the period from the beginning of the Renaissance to the present, this encyclopedia consists of 209 signed articles and nearly 300 biographical entries. The set is thoroughly indexed and amply illustrated.

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Europe, 1450-1789
ISBN: 068431200X
Publication Date: 2003-11-19
A six-volume survey of European history from 1450, the beginning of the print revolution, to 1789 and the French Revolution. Presents over 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries covering the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare.

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Handbook to Life in Renaissance Europe - Sandra Sider
ISBN: 9780816074860
Publication Date: 2005-01-01
Examines architecture and design, dance, fashion, literature, music, philosophy, religion, theater and visual arts in Europe between 1300 and 1600.

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Middle Ages Reference Library - Judson Knight; Judy Galens
ISBN: 9780787693091
Publication Date: 2004-08-01
Covers the different civilizations and peoples of Medieval times; includes biographical essays on significant individuals of the era; and presents a collection of excerpts from relevant letters, journal entries, poems and more from the era.

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The European Renaissance and Reformation - Norman J. Wilson (Editor)
ISBN: 9780787617066
Publication Date: 2001-06-08
Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the European Renaissance and Reformation, 1350-1600.

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Arts and Humanities Through the Eras - Edward Bleiberg
ISBN: 078765695X
Publication Date: 2004-10-15
Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.


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The Crusades: Crescent & the Cross - The History Channel
Call Number: DVD 909.07 CRU
Publication Date: 2005
Uses re-enactments and location footage to explore the key people and battles of the First, Second, and Third Crusades which pitted Christians against Muslims for control of the Holy Land and the city of Jerusalem. 180 minutes on two discs.


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The Origins of England, 410-600 A.D. - Martyn Whittock
Call Number: 942.01 WHI
ISBN: 0389206822
Publication Date: 1987-03-01

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The Great Fire of London - Neil Hanson
Call Number: 942.1 HAN
ISBN: 0471218227
Publication Date: 2002-08-19
Tells the story of the devastating fire that leveled London in 1666, based on firsthand accounts of people who survived the blaze, discusses the reasons why many Londoners believed the fire was a judgment from God, and speculates about the origins of the conflagration.

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The Battle of Agincourt, 1415 - Anne Curry (Editor)
Call Number: 944.02 CUR
ISBN: 0752417800
Publication Date: 2000-07-01

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Daily Life in Chaucer's England - Jeffrey L. Forgeng; Will McLean
Call Number: 942.037 FOR
ISBN: 0313359512
Publication Date: 2008-12-30
Describes the day-to-day practices and experiences for people of all social classes in fourteenth and fifteenth-century England, and discusses topics such as schooling, family life, material culture, cuisine, and entertainment.


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