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Durham Medieval and Renaissance Monographs and Essays

All the Institute's forthcoming and recently published titles are listed below.

Historical and Intellectual Culture in the Long Twelfth Century: The Scandinavian Connection

Edited by
Mia Münster-Swendsen, Thomas K. Heebøll-Holm, and Sigbjørn Olsen Sønnesyn

Historical and Intellectual Culture in the Long Twelfth Century: The Scandinavian Connection Durham Medieval and Renaissance Monographs and Essays

Durham Medieval and Renaissance Monographs and Essays 5. xiv, 322 pp. 2016. ISBN 978-0-88844-864-4 • Cloth • $95

In the wake of religious conversion and the establishment of more stable political systems, the outskirts of Latin Christendom produced historical narratives providing their present identities with a foundational past. The essays gathered here all seek to illuminate the emergence of a written historical culture in Denmark from the early twelfth century onwards by situating this historical culture in a wider geographical, chronological, and cultural context.

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Building for England: John Cosin’s Architecture in Renaissance Durham and Cambridge

Adrian Green

Building for England: John Cosin’s Architecture in Renaissance Durham and Cambridge Durham Medieval and Renaissance Monographs and Essays

DMRME 4. xviii+152 pp. plus 26 plates. 2016. ISBN 978-0-88844-863-7 • Cloth • $85

Setting the architectural patronage of John Cosin (1595–1672) in the context of his ambitions for the English Church, this volume argues that his architecture sprang from a national impulse for the greater glory of England and embodies his theology of free will and authoritarian ideology.

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