Eradicating Smallpox in Ethiopia: Peace Corps Volunteers’ Accounts of Their Adventures, Challenges and Achievements

Looking to prep for an disaster?   Consider studying history to see how people dealt with everyday life without modern comforts.

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Winner of the 2020 Moritz Thomsen Experience Award for “the best depiction of life in the Peace Corps.”"This book is an important addition to the historical record about the first human disease to be eradicated." Dr. D.A. Henderson, Director of the World Health Organization's Global Smallpox Eradication Program, 1966-77 "This book serves up large dollops of nostalgia, humor, delightful tales of...

Life in a Medieval Castle (Medieval Life)

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"Some particular books I found useful for A Game of Thrones and its sequels deserve mention... Life in a Medieval Castle and Life in a Medieval City, both by Joseph and Frances Gies." —George R.R. Martin, author of the series A Song of Ice and Fire

Medieval history comes alive in Joseph and Frances Gies's Life in...

Medieval Bodies: Life, Death and Art in the Middle Ages (Wellcome Collection)

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A SUNDAY TIMES HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR

'A triumph' Guardian

'Glorious ... makes the past at once familiar, exotic and thrilling.' Dominic Sandbrook

'A brilliant book' Mail on Sunday

Just like us, medieval men and women worried about growing old, got blisters and indigestion, fell in love and had children. And yet their...

Daily Life in the Middle Ages

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Although life in the Middle Ages was not as comfortable and safe as it is for most people in industrialized countries today, the term "Dark Ages" is highly misleading. The era was not so primitive and crude as depictions in film and literature would suggest. Even during the worst years of the centuries immediately following the fall of Rome, the legacy of that civilization survived.

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Life in a Medieval Village (Medieval Life)

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Medieval history comes alive in Joseph and Frances Gies’s classic bestseller on life in medieval villages

This new reissue of Life in a Medieval Village, by respected historians Joseph and Frances Gies, paints a lively, convincing portrait of rural people at work and at play in the Middle Ages. Focusing on the village of Elton, in the English East Midlands,...

Life in a Medieval City (Medieval Life)

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"Some particular books I found useful for A Game of Thrones and its sequels deserve mention... Life in a Medieval Castle and Life in a Medieval City, both by Joseph and Frances Gies." —George R.R. Martin, author of the series A Song of Ice and Fire

Medieval history comes alive in Frances and Joseph Gies’s Life in...

Law and Authority in the Early Middle Ages: The Frankish leges in the Carolingian Period (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series, Series Number 104)

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The barbarian law codes, compiled between the sixth and eighth centuries, were copied remarkably frequently in the Carolingian ninth century. They provide crucial evidence for early medieval society, including the settlement of disputes, the nature of political authority, literacy, and the construction of ethnic identities. Yet it has proved extremely difficult to establish why the codes were...

Life in Medieval Europe: Fact and Fiction

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Have you ever found yourself watching a show or reading a novel and wondering what life was really like in the Middle Ages? What did people actually eat? Were they really filthy? And did they ever get to marry for love?
In Life in Medieval Europe: Fact and Fiction, you’ll find fast and fun answers to all your secret questions, from eating and drinking to sex and love. Find out...

Reassessing Jewish Life in Medieval Europe

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This book reevaluates the prevailing notion that Jews in medieval Christian Europe lived under an appalling regime of ecclesiastical limitation, governmental exploitation and expropriation, and unceasing popular violence. Robert Chazan argues that, while Jewish life in medieval Western Christendom was indeed beset with grave difficulties, it was nevertheless an environment rich in...

Cricut: 7 Books in 1: The Perfect Guide You Can't Find in The Box! Master Your Cricut Maker, Explore Air 2, Joy and Design Space! Including Tools, Accessories & Materials, and The Best Project Ideas!

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★Can’t you use your Cricut machine and software you find complicated and technical?★

★Are you discouraged by your first failed attempts, problems with your device, software, materials, and tools?★ 

★Are you looking for a guide that will teach you to exploit the full potential of the machine and software?★


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Life in the Middle Ages

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Here, National Book Award winner Richard Winston explores life in the Middle Ages – from the fifth to the fifteenth centuries, beginning with the fall of the Roman Empire to the dawn of the Renaissance. In both countryside and towns, from peasants to the bourgeoisie to nobility, no aspect of life in this era is left unexplored.

The Age of the Cloister: The Story of Monastic Life in the Middle Ages

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The birth and flowering of monastic life and its impact on seekers today

This comprehensive study of medieval monasteries offers a fascinating history of everyday monastic life and the literature, society, economy and culture of the Middle Ages. Brooke's sweeping narrative offers a compelling look at monastic life for today's spiritual seekers and is well suited as a travel companion to many...