Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
92 books in History - Medieval

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more History books by browsing the categories below.

History:

History:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
William Marshal
William Marshal
Written by Georges Duby
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307778994
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
William Marshal

Written by Georges Duby


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

Recreates in detail the life of this advisor to the Plantagnets and knight extraordinaire.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
History of the Conquest of Mexico
History of the Conquest of Mexico
Written by William H. Prescott, Introduction by James Lockhart
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307769763
Our Price: $17.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
History of the Conquest of Mexico

Written by William H. Prescott
Introduction by James Lockhart


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $17.99

"It is a magnificent epic," said William H. Prescott after the publication of History of the Conquest of Mexico in 1843. Since then, his sweeping account of Cortés's subjugation of the Aztec people has endured as a landmark work of scholarship and dramatic storytelling. This pioneering study presents a compelling view... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Medieval World
The Medieval World
Written by John M. Thompson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426205330
Our Price: $40.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Medieval World
An Illustrated Atlas
Written by John M. Thompson


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $40.00

Sumptuously illustrating the vivid parade of a thousand years of history, this comprehensive historical atlas concentrates on the Mediterranean world but also shows what happened across the globe between A.D. 400 and 1500 —from the fall of Rome to the age of discovery. Every page glistens with period works of art... Read more >
The Forge of Christendom
The Forge of Christendom
Written by Tom Holland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278708
Our Price: $19.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Forge of Christendom
The End of Days and the Epic Rise of the West
Written by Tom Holland


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $19.95

At the approach of the first millennium, the Christians of Europe did not seem likely candidates for future greatness. Weak, fractured, and hemmed in by hostile nations, they saw no future beyond the widely anticipated Second Coming of Christ. But when the world did not end, the peoples of Western Europe... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Holy Warriors
Holy Warriors
Written by Jonathan Phillips
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588369758
Our Price: $15.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Holy Warriors

Written by Jonathan Phillips


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $15.99

From an internationally renowned expert, here is an accessible and utterly fascinating one-volume history of the Crusades, thrillingly told through the experiences of its many players—knights and sultans, kings and poets, Christians and Muslims. Jonathan Phillips traces the origins, expansion, decline, and conclusion of the Crusades and comments on their contemporary... Read more >
The Saint and the Sultan
The Saint and the Sultan
Written by Paul Moses
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307589514
Our Price: $15.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Saint and the Sultan
The Crusades, Islam, and Francis of Assisi's Mission of Peace
Written by Paul Moses


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $15.99

An intriguing examination of the extraordinary–and little known meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Islamic leader Sultan Malik Al-Kamil that has strong resonance in today's divided world.

For many of us, St. Francis of Assisi is known as a poor monk and a lover of animals. However, these images are sadly... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Saint and the Sultan
The Saint and the Sultan
Written by Paul Moses
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385523707
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Saint and the Sultan
The Crusades, Islam, and Francis of Assisi's Mission of Peace
Written by Paul Moses


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $26.00

An intriguing examination of the extraordinary–and little known meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Islamic leader Sultan Malik Al-Kamil that has strong resonance in today's divided world.

For many of us, St. Francis of Assisi is known as a poor monk and a lover of animals. However, these images are sadly... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
English Castles 1200-1300
English Castles 1200-1300
Written by Christopher Gravett, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846033742
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

English Castles 1200-1300

Written by Christopher Gravett
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 21, 2009
Price: $18.95

The simple castles raised after the Norman conquest had been developed throughout 11th and 12th centuries, whilst the introduction of Islamic and Byzantine fortification techniques from the late 12th century led to further developments in castle architecture. These fortifications were to be well tested throughout the course of the 13th century... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Chinese Walled Cities 221 BC-AD 1644
Chinese Walled Cities 221 BC-AD 1644
Written by Stephen Turnbull, Illustrated by Steve Noon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846033810
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Chinese Walled Cities 221 BC-AD 1644

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $18.95

It has been said in China that a city without a wall would be as inconceivable as a house without a roof. Even the smallest village invariably had some form of defensive wall, while the Great Wall of China was an attempt to build a barrier along the most vulnerable border... Read more >
The Forge of Christendom
The Forge of Christendom
Written by Tom Holland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385530200
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Forge of Christendom
The End of Days and the Epic Rise of the West
Written by Tom Holland


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $13.99

At the approach of the first millennium, the Christians of Europe did not seem likely candidates for future greatness. Weak, fractured, and hemmed in by hostile nations, they saw no future beyond the widely anticipated Second Coming of Christ. But when the world did not end, the peoples of Western Europe... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Scottish Baronial Castles 1250-1450
Scottish Baronial Castles 1250-1450
Written by Michael Brown, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846032868
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Scottish Baronial Castles 1250-1450

Written by Michael Brown
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2009
Price: $18.95

Devastated by the civil wars of the 17th century or by the neglect and deliberate destruction of their owners who saw them as archaic and barbaric, the vast majority of Scottish baronial castles built between 1250 and 1450 survive as little more than skeletal ruins. These reminders of Scotland's past have... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Medieval Roads and Tracks
Medieval Roads and Tracks
Written by Paul Hindle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747803904
Our Price: $13.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Medieval Roads and Tracks

Written by Paul Hindle


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2009
Price: $13.95

The medieval economy was centred on a phenomenal growth in trade of all kinds of goods, yet few have studied the actual network of roads that was so vital to medieval trading. Starting with the basic concept of a 'road' in medieval times, and discussing the increasing need to travel, this... Read more >
Saracen Strongholds AD 630-1050
Saracen Strongholds AD 630-1050
Written by David Nicolle, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846031151
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Saracen Strongholds AD 630-1050
The Middle East and Central Asia
Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2008
Price: $18.95

The Islamic world developed its own highly sophisticated, effective and varied style of fortification. It drew upon pre-existing Romano-Byzantine, Iranian, Central Asian and Indian traditions of military architecture, plus influences from China, to produce something new and distinctive. In turn, Islamic concepts of military architecture influenced fortifications throughout the Byzantine Empire... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Japanese Castles AD 250--1540
Japanese Castles AD 250--1540
Written by Stephen Turnbull, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846032530
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Japanese Castles AD 250--1540

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2008
Price: $18.95

Renowned expert Stephen Turnbull examines the castles built in Japan, from the first primitive fortifications in the Yayoi Period (300 BC-AD 250) through to the first proper castles which began to be developed with the rise to power of the Yamato Court, the first emperors of Japan in around AD 250... Read more >
The Castles of Edward I in Wales 1277-1307
The Castles of Edward I in Wales 1277-1307
Written by Christopher Gravett, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846030277
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Castles of Edward I in Wales 1277-1307

Written by Christopher Gravett
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2007
Price: $18.95

In 1277 Edward I gathered a huge army and marched into Wales to subdue the rebel Welsh princes who continued to raid and pillage English controlled areas of Wales, and even England itself. A key part of his strategy of subjugating and colonizing the Welsh was to erect a castle at... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Crusader Castles in Cyprus, Greece and the Aegean 1191-1571
Crusader Castles in Cyprus, Greece and the Aegean 1191-1571
Written by David Nicolle, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781841769769
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Crusader Castles in Cyprus, Greece and the Aegean 1191-1571

Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 27, 2007
Price: $18.95

Crusader castles and other fortifications in Cyprus, the south-western coast of Turkey, and Greece are among the best examples of late medieval military architecture to be seen in Europe. These important fortifications, erected by the Hospitallers during the 15th century to face the growing Ottoman Turkish threat, vary considerably from those... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Last Duel
The Last Duel
Written by Eric Jager
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767914178
Our Price: $14.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Last Duel
A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France
Written by Eric Jager


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $14.99

In 1386, a few days after Christmas, a huge crowd gathers at a Parisian monastery to witness what will become the nation's final "trial by combat"—a court-ordered duel intended to let God determine which of the two men was telling the truth. The dramatic true story of the knight, the squire... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
View pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Page 4 of 4
View past category highlights: