Category: Books

Now Available–Power Play

Power Play: The Literature and Politics of Chess in the Late Middle Ages
Jenny Adams
264 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 illus.
Cloth 2006 | ISBN 0-8122-3944-X | $49.95 | £32.50

Back in Print–The World of “Piers Plowman”

The World of “Piers Plowman”
Jeanne Krochalis and Edward Peters, Editors
288 pages | 5 1/2 x 8
Paper 1975 | ISBN 0-8122-1085-9 | $19.95 | £13.00
A volume in the Middle Ages Series series

Indian Independence Day

At midnight, August 15, 1947, by order of  the Indian Independence Act passed one month earlier by the British Parliament, British  India was divided into two dominions, India and Pakistan…. READ MORE

Don’t Mess with the Titles

Philadelphia Inquirer critic Carlin Romano praises the book Metropolitan Philadelphia: Living with the Presence of the Past by Steven Conn. "Incisive, quirky, wry and boosterish without pulling appropriate punches, Metropolitan… READ MORE

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