eurOPeAn HIstOry: Medieval, British & Irish
the Penguin historiCaL atLas
of the vikings
Penguin • 144 pp. • 978-0-14-051328-8 • $20.00
1066: the year of the Conquest
“a model of scholarly popular history.”—The New Yorker. maps.
Penguin • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-005850-5 • $14.00
the Monks of War
The Military Religious Orders
an introduction to the templars, Hospitallers (Knights
of malta), and teutonic Knights—taking them from 1099
through the last Crusade in 1571, and briefly through the
succeeding centuries to the present.
Penguin • 416 pp. • 978-0-14-019501-9 • $17.00
Jean de Joinville and
Geoffroi de Villehardouin
ChroniCLes of the Crusades
Translated with an Introduction by M. R. B. Shaw
Includes Joinville’s Life of St. Louis and villehardouin’s
Conquest of Constantinople. notes, maps.
Penguin Classics • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-044124-6 • $15.00
the MedievaL CastLe
Life in a Fortress in Peace and War
examines the evolution of the medieval castle, from the
rigid social structure of its society to the types of weap-
ons, training, and tactics employed during wartime.
B/w photos, illustrations, line drawings, and maps.
Penguin • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-139070-3 • $14.00
J the reaL history behind the teMPLars
the medieval historian who revealed The Real History
Behind the Da Vinci Code uncloaks the templars.
Berkley • 448 pp. • 978-0-425-21533-3 • $15.00
British & Irish
for additional titles see
20th Century Global Conflicts, pages 4-12
the fourth Crusade
And the Sack of Constantinople
“By far the best book I have read on the fourth Crusade.
It is learned, comprehensive, and well written.”—norman
f. Cantor. “phillips...tells a good story in a detailed realiza-
tion of a narrative closely based on the extensive primary
sources.”—C. J. tyerman, oxford univ., The Times Literary
Supplement. “enthralling...nobody can read [this] without
acquiring a better understanding of the middle ages and
the medieval mind.”—Literary Review. 8 pp. b/w photos.
Penguin • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-303590-9 • $15.00
Roy Adkins and Lesley Adkins
J the War for aLL the oCeans
From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo
“an ambitious and valuable book. drawing imaginatively
on a range of eyewitness accounts, it provides a power-
ful panorama of a worldwide war that stretched from the
mediterranean to the americas.”—Sunday Times (london).
16 pp. b/w illustrations, 18 maps.
Viking • 560 pp. • 978-0-670-03864-0 • $27.95
Penguin • 560 pp. • 978-0-14-311392-8 • $17.00
Paperback available August 2008
J Justinian’s fLea
Plague, Empire, and the Birth of Europe
Weaves together evolutionary microbiology, economics,
military strategy, ecology, and medicine to explore the out-
break and effects of bubonic plague in Constantinople in
ad 542. “[rosen] conjures up a vivid picture of the age, in
a compelling style that makes his weighty learning light.”—
felipe fernandez-armesto. 6 maps.
Viking • 384 pp. • 978-0-670-03855-8 • $27.95
Penguin • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-311381-2 • $16.00
Paperback available August 2008
The Battle That Changed the World
“Captures the din, confusion, and sheer carnage of the
battle.”— The Wall Street Journal. “a compelling mixture of
historical narrative and quoted first-person accounts...the
book against which all trafalgar books will be measured.”—
Library Journal. B/w photos, maps.
Penguin • 416 pp. • 978-0-14-303795-8 • $16.00
Life in MedievaL tiMes
a close look at the people, their work and their homes,
their hopes and their fears, drawn from all classes and oc-
cupations, including serfs, feudal lords, wives of Crusaders,
doctors, and monks.
Perigee • 224 pp. • 978-0-399-50258-3 • $13.95
The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty
“alexander’s reconstruction of the mutiny and its after-
math…is almost as remarkable as Bligh’s feat....destined to
become the definitive, enthralling history of a great sea-
faring adventure.”—Publishers Weekly. “meticulously re-
searched and smoothly readable.”—The Washington Post.
Penguin • 512 pp. • 978-0-14-200469-2 • $17.00
national Book Critics Circle award finalist; a New York Times Book
Review Best Book of the year
the hundred years War
The English in France 1337-1453
“Seward shows us all the famous sights of those roaring
times...and illuminates them with an easy scholarship, a nice
sense of detail...and a most agreeable clarity of style.”—The
New Yorker. B/w photos and illustrations.
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-028361-7 • $16.00
The Ultimate Imperial Adventure
“a scintillating tale of a period of history that deserves to
be remembered.”—The Guardian.
Penguin uK • 480 pp. • 978-0-14-025855-4 • $18.00
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