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The field of Medieval Studies explores European and Mediterranean civilization from the 4th to the 15th centuries. This period, which has a critical importance for the understanding of Western culture, can best be approached through a combination of several disciplines, from history to literature, from art to archaeology, from religion to gender studies. As such, it is constantly responding to the emergence of new interpretations and ideas for scholars to consider. In addition to the extensive scholarship which already exists, much of the most recent work has moved online so that today’s students and researchers have ready access to primary source texts and a range of other electronic resources. Managing the ever-expanding universe of scholarly information in this field of study has proved to be a monumental if not near impossible task. Oxford Bibliographies in Medieval Studies provides students and scholars with a reliable and authoritative solution to the problem of information overload.
Editor in Chief
Paul E. Szarmach is Professor Emeritus of English and Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, and Visiting Scholar, University of California at Berkeley. He has served as Executive Director of the Medieval Academy of America and Editor, Speculum. At Western Michigan he was Director of the Medieval Institute and Distinguished Faculty Scholar. At the State University of New York at Binghamton he was Professor of English and Director of the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies. He has been the principal investigator in numerous grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, including ten NEH summer institutes or seminars. In 2004 he received the Officers Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland and in 2010 the Medal of Merit of Adam Mickiewicz University (Poznan).
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