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Lords of the Central Marches: English Aristocracy and Frontier Society, 1087-1265

Brock Holden

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199548576
eISBN:
9780191720680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548576.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In the Middle Ages, the March between England and Wales was a contested, militarised frontier zone, a ‘land of war’. With English kings distracted by affairs in France, English frontier lords were ... More


Introduction: The Ottoman Empire and its Frontiers

A. C. S. PEACOCK

in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264423
eISBN:
9780191734793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264423.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Stretching across Europe, Asia and Africa for half a millennium bridging the end of the Middle Ages and the early twentieth century, the Ottoman Empire was one of the major forces that forged the ... More


Medieval Frontier Societies

Robert Bartlett and Angus MacKay (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This study of the nature of frontiers and frontier societies in the Middle Ages focuses on those between England and Scotland, Wales and Ireland, Castile and Granada, and on the Elbe. It examines the ... More


Heroes of the Age: Moral Fault Lines on the Afghan Frontier

David Edwards

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520200630
eISBN:
9780520916319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520200630.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Much of the political turmoil that has occurred in Afghanistan since the Marxist revolution of 1978 has been attributed to the dispute between Soviet-aligned Marxists and the religious extremists ... More


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