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The Song of Roland by Anonymous

Chaucer and his England by George G. Coulton

Political thought in medieval times by John B. Morrall

From Domesday book to Magna Carta, 1087-1216 by Austin Lane Poole

The merchant class of medieval London, 1300-1500 by Sylvia L. Thrupp

The archaeology of Medieval England by Helen Clarke

The Waning of the Middle Ages by Johan Huizinga

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About meDoctoral student in medieval history

About my libraryI rarely rate my books, but when I do:

***** : Excellent ; a classic in the field
**** : Very good, recommended
*** : Average/Good
** : Below average; not recommended
* : Awful, dreadful, don't waste your money

Groups888 Challenge, Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction, Combiners!, Graduate Students, Group Reads - Literature, History at 30,000 feet: The Big Picture, History: On learning from and writing history, Medieval Europe, Reading Globally, Taggers!

Favorite authorsJane Austen, Marc Bloch, George Eliot, Robin Hobb, Ha Jin, Frederic William Maitland, Ellis Peters, Liza Picard, Henri Pirenne, Eileen Power, Terry Pratchett, R. W. Southern, J. R. R. Tolkien, Edith Wharton (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Briargate, Hooked on Books, Powell's City of Books (Portland), Tattered Cover Book Store - Colfax Avenue (Denver)

Favorite librariesDurham University - Main Library, Durham University, St Chad's College Library, UCCS library

Favorite listsBest Dystopias, Best Post-Apocalyptic Stories, Best Science Fiction Novels

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Member sinceApr 10, 2006

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