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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
Firstly, I have to say that this reference was required reading for my Masters degree. I don't know WHAT possessed the university to select this horri ...more
Jun 23, 2011
Jun 03, 2011
Royal Blood: Richard III and the Mystery of the Princes
That footnotes do matter and I'd like to see more references.
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Aug 06, 2008
Fabulous Feasts: Medieval Cookery and Ceremony
This review covers the 1976 Paperback. So unless the content has been updated, the score still stands.

I cook, a lot. I am a historical interpreter and
Jan 1986
Jul 22, 2008
Tak v Bowes Departed: A 15th Century Braiding Manual Examined
From Amazon UK:

Tak v bowes depared is an in-depth study of Article 4, British Library Manuscript Harley 2320. This treatise, which dates to the fiftee
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Feb 11, 2009
The Horse's Pain-Free Back and Saddle-Fit Book: Ensure Soundness and Comfort with Back Analysis and Correct Use of Saddles and Pads
Joyce Harman is a veterinarian and massage therapist. She specializes in equine backs. She has a very insightful, no non-sense way of conveying how im ...more
Jul 14, 2009
Jun 12, 2009
Of Hawks and Horses Four Late Middle English Prose Treatises Scripta 16
Of Hawks and Horses is a study of four medieval treatises on the veterinary care of hawks and horses. It is a glimpse into the world of veterinary pra ...more
Jul 07, 2010
Jul 07, 2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
This is the version I read, Adult HC straight from the UK.

I know that there are Harry Potter fans that can't understand why anyone would rate this boo
Jul 21, 2007
Jul 22, 2008
The Sunne in Splendour
This is one of my all time favorite reads. For me, a page turner from the word go.

The turn of phrase can be a bit difficult and I understand that the
Jan 1993
Jul 15, 2008
The Royal Book of Horsemanship, Jousting & Knightly Combat: King Dom Duarte of Portugal's 1438 Bem Cavalgar
This book was written by the Eduarte (Duarte) I of Portugal in the early 15th century; a text that has long been overlooked by horse masters and schol ...more
Mar 02, 2006
Jul 22, 2008
Charles the Bold and Italy  1467-1477: Politics and Personnel
My Review from Amazon:

Dr. Richard Walsh's monumental work is an absolutely vital addition to the library of any student of the Court of Valois Burgund
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Aug 01, 2008
Bethany's Sin
**spoiler alert** I read this book in 1984. Being a horse lover and an artist, the cover drew my attention. Then I read the back cover and thought tha ...more
Jan 1984
Sep 16, 2008
The Moroccan Cookbook: 70 Delicious Easy To Make Dishes From An Exotic Cuisine, Shown Step By Step In 300 Colour Photographs
This book is filled with marvelous dishes from Morocco. The author gives a brief introduction to the history of the food, the must haves for spices an ...more
Aug 02, 2008
Jul 22, 2008
Yoga For Equestrians
There is wisdom in stretching and relaxing before working with your horse. If you are upset or tense, your horse can sense it and can make for a diffi ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 24, 2008
Cooking Moroccan
Like the book The Moroccan Cookbook: 70 Delicious Easy-to-make Dishes from an Exotic Cuisine, "Cooking Moroccan contains wonderful recipes each accomp ...more
Jul 30, 2008
Jul 22, 2008
Etude du premier traite d'equitation portugais. livro da ensinanca de bem cavalgar toda sela
This book is the ideal study for modern equestrians who wish to have a more accurate view of their medieval counter parts, that the medieval equestria ...more
May 2003
Jul 24, 2008
Medieval Muslim Horsemanship: A Fourteenth-Century Arabic Cavalry Manual
The title is a little misleading. When I read it, I was expecting at least some translations of the existing document in the British library. Given my ...more
Feb 19, 2009
Jul 24, 2008
I received this book as part of a trade. I found that it was a fast paced read.

Matt Wicker is an award winning photo journalist. An artist with an eye
Apr 12, 1995
Jul 22, 2008
Drawings by Pisanello
Lovely collection of Pisanello's drawings. I found his studies of the horse very interesting and marvelously detailed. I can see how his work might ha ...more
Dec 10, 2008
Feb 10, 2009
The History of Torture (History Classics)
This book is a general survey on torture techniques used throughout the ages and is not meant to be a scholarly work on Crime and Punishment. I found ...more
Mar 25, 2010
Mar 26, 2010
Crewel Lye (Xanth, #8)
Anthony's concepts are always clever, but I nearly died from pun fallout in this book. They aren't even clever puns. They were incredibly distracting ...more
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Feb 09, 2009
The Churburg Armoury
Beautifully photographed. Carlo brings the viewer in close to inspect the details of each piece. See traces of gold, file work, etc... Armour and arms ...more
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Feb 05, 2009
The Wallace Collection
Visually stunning. Carlo is an excellent photographer and collector. His views of the armour and arms in this collection are not typical. He specializ ...more
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Feb 05, 2009
The Armored Horse in Europe, 1480-1620
No student of arms and armour, especially those interested in equestrian objects, would be complete with out this catalog from the MET. I visited the ...more
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Jan 31, 2009
Masters of Equitation: Illustrated Bibliography
This is the original "Masters of Equitation". Felton takes a brief walk through history and highlights some of the most influential riding masters. It ...more
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Feb 11, 2009
From Reliable Sources: An Introduction to Historical Methodology
Not necessarily for the Grad level student, but a good introduction for new comers.
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Feb 03, 2009
Pilates for the Dressage Rider: Engaging the Human Spine Using Pilates
This book was a disappointment to me, I found the formatting to be a huge distraction. The black and white photos are dark, the cartoon graphics are u ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 24, 2008
Cambridge Latin Course, Unit 1
So far of the Latin Books I've seen, this one is one of the better ones for beginners. It gives you the language in a historic context with vocabulary ...more
Sep 14, 2008
Jul 23, 2008
At the time it was published, Mr. Beatie's work was a decent introduction to the history of the saddle. It's a general introduction and he doesn't spe ...more
Jan 1996
Jul 24, 2008
A Knight and His Horse
The late Mr. Oakshott wrote this nice little introductory work to the medieval knight and his horse. It has some interesting tidbits about saddles, ho ...more
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Aug 09, 2008
History of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy. by John Foster Kirk. Vol. 1
This book was written in the 1860s by John Foster Kirk. The language, while written in English, is very Victorian. In other words, it can be difficult ...more
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Aug 06, 2008
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