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Call for Chapter Contributors: Windows into the Medieval Mediterranean

September 7, 2018

Contributors are sought for an edited collection designed for undergraduate through first-year graduate students, under contract with publishers Taylor and Francis, that illuminates the many worlds of the Medieval Mediterranean, 470-1350. Contributors are asked to provide narrative essays accompanied by primary source materials, written and/or visual, illustrative of their argument, and meant to engage students more deeply into the topic. Essays will vary between 2000 and 3000 words. The general theme of the chapters are as follows The Mediterranean and its Environmental History, The Mediterranean of Antiquity, Daily Life in the Medieval Mediterranean, A Space of Conflict, Corsairs and Pirates, A Space of Convergence and Cooperation, A Profitable Mediterranean, Religion in the Medieval Mediterranean World, Culture and Cultural Exchanges, Meeting in the Middle – Mediterranean Connections to Arabia and the Silk Road, Toward a Renaissance Mediterranean. Please send a 300-500 word abstract, including initial thoughts on primary sources to Jeanette M. Fregulia, [email protected] by Sep 7, 2018.