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Middle Ages Books

Books for this project are not on reserve.

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What Life Was Like in the Age of Chivalry
Call Number: 940.1 W555

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The Black Death
Call Number: 614.5 BYR

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Magick, Mayhem, and Mavericks
Call Number: 541 C653

Middle Ages Guide

Listed below are several websites and online gateways to electronic resources in Medieval Studies.

  • Medieval Sites
    This privately maintained site is a long list of links to websites relevant to medieval studies, including literature, art, music, and dozens of sources.
  • NetSERF
    Links to Medieval Resources including art, science, and religion.
  • Medieval Siege - NOVA
    Medieval arms race, building a trebuchet, life in a castle, and destroy a castle.
  • Middle Ages on the History Channel
    Watch videos about plague, armor, weapons, and much more.
  • The Domesday Book
    Domesday Book is a detailed survey of the land held by William the Conqueror and his people, the earliest surviving public record, and a hugely important historical resource. You can search and download images from Domesday Book.
  • The Camelot Project
    The Camelot Project at the University of Rochester is designed to make available in electronic format a database of Arthurian texts, images, bibliographies, and basic information.
  • Medieval Architecture in England
    By the University of Pittsburgh from the series "Images of Medieval Art and Architecture."
  • Internet Shakespeare Editions
    Internet Shakespeare Editions includes scholarly, fully annotated texts of Shakespeare's plays, multimedia explorations of the context of Shakespeare's life and works, and records of his plays in performance.

Scholarly Research Links

  • Ebsco  
    Select: "All EBSCOhost Resources from NHewLINK"
    Choose: "Academic Search Premier" or "MasterFILE Premier"
    Look at articles from historic journals like Military History, Arms & Armour, or Smithsonian.
  • Bloom's Literary Reference  
    Critical analysis and essays about literature.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals
    This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

Finding Books at the PRHS Library

You can search the PRHS Library catalog by subject to find books (including e-books) relevant to your research. One good way to find books on a particular topic is to browse by subject:

  • Enter a word such as "Medieval" or phrase such as "Middle Ages" in the search box and select "subject."
  • You'll see a list of books on the subject. Don't forget to click "Next page" to get the full list.


You can access the ebook: Europe, 1450 to 1789 (Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World)

(see the library staff if you need assistance with access)

PRHS Library Hours: Mon-Thurs, 7 AM - 6 PM, Fri 7 AM - 5 PM
Plymouth, NH 03264

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