Identity on the Medieval Irish Frontier: Degenerate Englishmen, Wild Irishmen, Middle Nations

Overview

"James Muldoon has brilliantly synthesized a great deal of recent research on relations between Europeans and people beyond Europe in medieval and early modern times.  In doing so he has brought remarkable clarity and texture to issues of identity and hybridity that stood near the heart of cross-cultural encounters."--Jerry Bentley, University of Hawaii
 
James Muldoon addresses themes of hybridity and identity through the vehicle of European expansion and conquest in the Middle Ages.  He presents ...

See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (4) from $56.98   
  • New (2) from $97.18   
  • Used (2) from $56.98   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$97.18
Seller since 2011

Feedback rating:

(863)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Brand new and unread! Join our growing list of satisfied customers!

Ships from: Phoenix, MD

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$130.00
Seller since 2013

Feedback rating:

(21)

Condition: New
New BEST BUY????. BRAND NEW BOOK???. OFX/DD/UPFL.

Ships from: Bay, AR

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

"James Muldoon has brilliantly synthesized a great deal of recent research on relations between Europeans and people beyond Europe in medieval and early modern times.  In doing so he has brought remarkable clarity and texture to issues of identity and hybridity that stood near the heart of cross-cultural encounters."--Jerry Bentley, University of Hawaii
 
James Muldoon addresses themes of hybridity and identity through the vehicle of European expansion and conquest in the Middle Ages.  He presents expansion through its ultimate effect: the formation of distinct cultural identities uniting the conquering and conquered cultures. Focusing primarily on the interaction between the English and the Irish, Muldoon finds two new cultural identities being created. The first consists of the "degenerate" English, those who adopted the indigenous way of life. The second consists of the "wild" Irish who adopted some English cultural and religious traditions (for example, converting to Christianity). These groups form a "middle people," having adopted enough new traditions to emerge neither "English from England" nor "traditionally" Irish.

These new identities provide a path toward understanding the frontier experience elsewhere, as Muldoon discusses how expansion involves negotiating new ways of living with new peoples. This interpretation of expansionist cause-and-effect is further supported and grounded by examinations of the relationships among the New Christians, Jews, and Muslims in expansionist Spain as well as those between British colonialists and "White Indians" in British North America.
 
Muldoon breaks new ground in bringing all of these examples into a single framework where he discusses and interprets what has happened along all frontiers of European expansion.  Throughout, he offers subtle insights and establishes concepts useful to the study of the complicated processes of cross-cultural encounters.

James Muldoon is an invited research scholar at the John Carter Brown Library

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Jerry Bentley
James Muldoon has brilliantly synthesized a great deal of recent research on relations between Europeans and people beyond Europe in medieval and early modern times. In doing so he has brought remarkable clarity and texture to issues of identity and hybridity that stood near the heart of cross-cultural encounters.
University of Hawaii
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813026244
  • Publisher: University Press of Florida
  • Publication date: 5/28/2003
  • Edition description: First
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Frontier, Crucible of Identity 1
1 Degenerate Englishmen, Renegade Christians, and Unredeemed Captives 27
2 Wild Irishmen and Half-breeds 63
3 Middle Races and Hybrid Societies: Tales of Two Marriages 103
4 Mozarabs, Mudejars, Conversos, and Criollos 127
Conclusion: The Collision of Theory with Experience 144
Notes 169
Bibliography 187
Index 201
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)