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Professor (Asst., so far) of history of technology and science at Michigan Technological University (formerly Penn State)

Syllabus: The Crusades (DeVries)

HS 335:  The Crusades Professor:  Dr. Kelly DeVries Texts: Riley-Smith, Jonathan.  The Crusades: A Short History.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987. Allen, S.J. and Emilie Amt.  The Crusades: A Reader.  Peterborough:  Broadview Press, 2003. Gabrieli, Francesco, ed. and trans.  Arab Historians of the Crusade.  Trans. E.J. Costello.  Berkeley and … Continue reading

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TMR 12.06.08 Dass, The Deeds of the Franks (Throop)

Nirmal Dass (ed. and trans.), The Deeds of the Franks and other Jerusalem-bound Pilgrims: The Earliest Chronicle of the First Crusades. Lanham, MD:  The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 2011. Pp. 154 pages. $24.95. ISBN-13: 9781442204980.  Reviewed by Susanna A. Throop, Ursinus College <sthroop@ursinus.edu> Available at The … Continue reading

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TMR 12.06.04 Korössy, Zríni, The Siege of Sziget (Berend)

Korössy, László, trans. Zrínyi, Miklós. The Siege of Sziget, with an introduction by George Gömöri. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2011. Pp. xxv, 267. $24.95. ISBN-13: 978-0-8132-1861-8.  Reviewed by Nora Berend, University of Cambridge <nb213@cam.ac.uk> Available at The Medieval Review TMR … Continue reading

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Bell, et al., The Soldier Experience in the Fourteenth Century (Boydell & Brewer, 2011) — Ditcham

Adrian R Bell, Anne Curry, Adam Chapman, Andy King, and David Simpkin (eds)  The Soldier Experience in the Fourteenth Century  Warfare in History 36 (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2011).  232pp.   $90/£50.  ISBN 9781843836742. A common criticism of multi-authored publications of … Continue reading

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TMR 12.04.07 Bell et al., The Soldier Experience (Muhlberger)

Bell, Adrian R., Anne Curry, Adam Chapman, Andy King, and David Simpkin, eds., The Soldier Experience in the Fourteenth Century, Warfare in History. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2011. Pp. 232. $90. ISBN: 978-1-84383-674-2. Reviewed by Steven Muhlberger, Nipissing Universitiy, steve.muhlberger@gmail.com Available at The Medieval Review TMR … Continue reading

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Kzoo 2012

De Re Militari Sessions at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, held at Kalamazoo Michigan, 10-13 May 2012: Thursday 1:30 p.m.: Session 96, Bernhard Brown & Gold Room The Eight Hundredth Anniversary of the Battle of Las Navas de … Continue reading

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Zhao, Marriage as Political Strategy and Cultural Expression (PhD, 2001)

Marriage as Political Strategy and Cultural Expression: Mongolian Royal Marriages from World Empire to Yuan Dynasty by George Qingzhi Zhao Ph.D., East Asian Studies, University of Toronto, 2001 ABSTRACT This dissertation is a study of the Mongolian royal marriages from the World Empire (1206-1 … Continue reading

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Walton, The Art of Gunnery in Renaissance England (PhD, 1999)

Steven Ashton Walton The Art of Gunnery in Renaissance England Ph.D., IHPST, University of Toronto, 1999 Abstract Previous histories of artillery have concentrated on the guns themselves and their use in military actions, whereas this dissertation attempts to understand those guns as … Continue reading

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Adair, Countess Clemence and Her Role in the Comital Family and in Flanders (PhD, 1993)

“Ego et uxor mea… :” Countess Clemence and Her Role in the Comital Family and in Flanders (1092–1133) by Penelope Ann Adair Ph.D., History, University of California – Santa Barbara, 1993 ABSTRACT In an evaluation of Flemish countesses the eleventh and twelfth centuries, Clemence … Continue reading

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