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Bibliography - The Medieval World 1200 - 1500 (HI127)

Europe and the Wider World
The Crusades
  • Christiansen, Eric, The Northern Crusades: the Baltic and the Catholic Frontier, 1100-1525, 2nd ed. (Harmondsworth, 1997)
  • Housley, Norman, The Later Crusades (1274-1580) (Oxford, 1992)
  • Joinville and Villehardouin, Chronicles of the Crusades, trans. M.R.B. Shaw (Harmondsworth, 1963)
  • Madden, Thomas F. (ed.), The Crusades: The Essential Readings (Oxford, 2002) [A collection of key articles and essays]
  • Mayer, H.E., The Crusades, 2nd ed. (Oxford, 1988)
  • Riley-Smith, Jonathan, The Crusades: A Short History (London, 1987)
  • Riley-Smith, Jonathan (ed.), The Oxford Illustrated History of the Crusades (Oxford, 1995)
  • Setton, Kenneth M. (gen. ed.), The Crusades, 6 vols. (Madison, 1969-89)
  • Tyerman, Christopher, The Invention of the Crusades (Basingstoke, 1998)
Exploration and Trade
  • Abulafia, David, ‘Asia, Africa and the trade of Medieval Europe’, in M.M. Postan et al. (eds.), The Cambridge Economic History of Europe, vol. 2: Trade and Industry in the Middle Ages, 2nd ed. (Cambridge, 1987), pp. 402-73.
  • Cunliffe, Barry, Facing the Ocean: The Atlantic and its Peoples (Oxford, 2001)
  • Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe, Before Columbus: Exploration and Colonization from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, 1229-1492 (London, 1987)
  • Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe, Columbus (Oxford, 1991)
  • Flint, V.I.J., The Imaginative Landscape of Christopher Columbus (Princeton, NJ, 1992)
  • Franke, H., China under Mongol Rule (Aldershot, 1994)
  • Franke, H., and Twitchett, D. (eds.), Cambridge History of China, vol. 6, Alien Regimes and Border States 907-1368 (Cambridge, 1994)
  • Larner, John, Marco Polo and the Discovery of the World (New Haven, 1999)
  • Levathes, Louise, When China Ruled the Seas: The Treasure Fleet of the Dragon Throne (New York, 1994)
  • Mandeville, Sir John, The Travels of Sir John Mandeville, trans. C.W.R.D. Moseley (Harmondsworth, 1983)
  • Marshall, Robert, Storm from the East: From Genghis Khan to Khublai Khan (London, 1993)
  • Morgan, D., The Mongols (Oxford, 1986)
  • Nichol, Donald, The Last Centuries of Byzantium (London, 1972)
  • Parry, J.H. (ed.), European Reconnaissance: Selected Documents (London, 1968)
  • Philips, J.R.S., The Medieval Expansion of Europe, 2nd ed. (Oxford, 1998)
  • Polo, Marco, The Travels, trans. Robert Latham (Harmondsworth, 1965)
  • Sawyer, Peter (ed.), The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings (Oxford, 1997)
  • Woods, Frances, Did Marco Polo Go to China? (London, 1995)