De Re Militari is pleased to present reviews and notices of recent work on medieval military history, whether new books, journal articles, or scholarly appearances in media.
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Craig M Nakashian
Book Reviews Editor
Texas A&M University-Texarkana
- Christine Shaw, Barons and Castellans: The Military Nobility of Renaissance Italy (Sposato) June 8, 2015
- Laura Ashe and Ian Patterson, War and Literature (Claussen) May 27, 2015
- Georgios Theotokis, The Norman Campaigns in the Balkans, 1081-1108 (Sposato) May 27, 2015
- James Waterson, Sacred Swords: Jihad in the Holy Land, 1097-1271 (Albright) May 20, 2015
- Gregory I. Halfond (ed.), The Medieval Way Of War: Studies in Medieval Military History in Honor of Bernard S. Bachrach (Albright) May 18, 2015
- Christopher Matthew, A Storm of Spears: Understanding the Greek Hoplite at War (Goodrich) March 19, 2015
- Timothy Venning, An Alternative History of Britain: The Hundred Years War (Krug) February 10, 2015
- Stephen Turnbull, Samurai Women 1184-1877 (Eads) February 10, 2015
- Ignacio and Ivan Lopez, The Spanish Tercios 1536-1704 (Roberts) February 10, 2015
- Guillaume de Machaut, The Capture of Alexandria, trans. Janet Shirley, introduction and notes by Peter Edbury (Rogers) February 8, 2015
- Savvas Kyriakidis, Warfare in Late Byzantium, 1204-1453. (May) February 8, 2015
- John Sadler, Towton: The Battle of Palm Sunday Field, 1461 (Krug) February 8, 2015
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|Late Medieval/Renaissance||Italy, Spain, & The Mediterranean|
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DRM Books Available for Review
Links here are to the publisher’s website for the book, if available.
- Michael Mallett, Mercenaries and their Masters: Warfare in Renaissance Italy (Pen & Sword, 2009), 284 pp.
- Specialist Markets in the Early Modern Book World, eds. Richard Kirwin and Sophie Mullins (Brill, 2015), 414 pp.
- Crusading and Pilgrimage in the Norman World, eds. Kathryn Hurlock and Paul Oldfield (Boydell, 2015), 248 pp.
- Ian Stuart Kelly, Echoes of Success: Identity and the Highland Regiments (Brill, 2015), 259 pp.
- Timothy Venning, An Alternative History of Britain: The English Civil War (Pen & Sword, 2015), 258 pp.
- Toni Mount, Dragon’s Blood & Willow Bark: The Mysteries of Medieval Medicine (Amberley, 2015), 304 pp.
- Terry Breverton, Richard III: The King in the Car Park (Amberley, 2015), 315 pp.
- Royal Jousts at the End of the Fourteenth Century, tr. and ed. by Steven Muhlberger (Freelance Academy Press, 2012), 100 pp.
- The Combat of the Thirty, tr. and ed. by Steven Muhlberger (Freelance Academy Press, 2012), 83 pp.
- The Twelve of England, tr. and ed. by Noel Fallows (Freelance Academy Press, 2013), 106 pp.
- Steven Muhlberger, Charny’s Men-at-Arms: Questions Concerning the Joust, Tournaments and War (Freelance Academy Press, 2014), 111 pp.
- Scott Lomax, Nottingham: The Buried Past of a Historic City Revealed (Pen & Sword, 2013), 192 pp.
- Susan Curran, The English Friend, illustrated by Susan Curran and Mike Dixon (Lasse Press, 2007), 304pp. — Available to the reviewer as PDF or Kindle edition.
- Sue Parrill and William B. Robison, The Tudors on Film and Television (McFarland, 2013), 352pp.
- Bob Carruthers (ed.), War in Ancient Greece, Military History from Primary Sources (Pen & Sword, 2013), 576pp.
- Christopher Matthew and Matthew Trundle (eds.), Beyond the Gates of Fire: New Perspectives on the Battle of Thermopolyae (Pen & Sword 2013), 228pp.
- Michael N. Salda, Arthurian Animation: A Study of Cartoon Camelots on Film and Television (McFarland, 2013), 220pp.