Isenfir Reference Library

This is a list of books either owned by or avaiable to members of the Shire. If you would like access to any of these books, please contact whomever is listed under "Owner". If you want to add a book of your own to this list, you can do so here. If you would like one of your books edited or removed, or have any feedback on this system, contact the webminister at alex AT oakhaven DOT org.

Owner Title Author ISBN Category
Karen OxfordA Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Food, Processing and ConsumptionAnn Hagen0-9516209-8-3Food/Cooking
A fairly short book on the growing, conservation, preparation, and consumption of food during the 5-11h centuries in Anglo-Saxon England and the Celtic west of Britain.
Nicolosa d'IsenfirEnglish Dancing MasterPlayfordDance
English Country Dancing manual version 1 (1651). Contains 100+ dances and music.
EveryoneEnglish Dancing MasterPlayfordOnlineDance
Access Playford online for free, anytime.
Shire / NicolosaPennsic Pile#46 (printed & Bound)SeveralNoneMusic
The 46th edition of the Pennsic Pile which can be found here:
Rachel DarkA Voyage Long and StrangeTony Horwitz978-0-8050-7603-5History
Covers exploration of the New World by various groups pre-1607
Rachel DarkThe Time Traveler's Guide to Elizabethan EnglandIan Mortimer978-0-670-02607-4Daily Life in Period
No description.
Rachel DarkHow to be a TudorRuth Goodman978-0-241-21549-4Daily Life in Period
No description.
Rachel DarkMedieval Costume and How to Recreate ItDorothy Hartley978-0-486-42985-7Clothing
No description.
Rachel DarkThe Tudor TailorNinya Mikhaila and Jane Malcolm-Davies978-0-89676-255-8Clothing
No description.
Rachel DarkThe Book of the CourtierBaldesar Catiglione978-0-14-044192-5Daily Life in Period
No description.
Rachel DarkThe Globe Restored: A Study of the Elizabethan TheatreC. Walter Hodges9780192129413OTHER
No description.
David OxfordHenry VJohn Matusiak978-0-415-62027-7History
A biography/ discussion of the style of Henry's kingship in the context of his time.
Karen OxfordMedieval Constructions in Gender and IdentityTeodolinda Barolini13:978-0-86698-337-2Daily Life in Period
A collection of essays by ten authors addressing gender and identity in the medieval period.
Karen OxfordEncyclopedia of the Viking AgeJohn Haywood0-500-01982-7History
An overview of the Viking era.
Karen OxfordPleyn Delia, Medieval Cookery for Modern CooksHieatt, Hosington, and Butler978-0-8020-7632-8Cooking / Food
Redacted recipes in the original and in modern translation.
Karen OxfordArt, Culture, and Cuisine, Ancient and Medieval GastronomyPhyllis Pray Bober0-226-06254-6Cooking / Food
Views cuisine through the dual lense of archaeology and art history. Dinning habits, menus, and recipes.
Karen OxfordAn Early Meal, a Viking Cookbook and Culinary OdysseyDaniel Serra, Hannah Tunberg978-9-1981056-0-5Cooking / Food
Viking cooking with period ingredients.
Karen OxfordCare or Neglect? Evidence of Animal Disease in ArchaeologyLaszlo Bartosiewicz and Erika Gal978-1-78570-889-3Livestock / Animal Husbandry
Disease among domesticated livestock and signs of treatments.
Karen OxfordFarming Transformed in Anglo-Saxon EnglandMark McKerracher978-1-911188-31-5Livestock / Animal Husbandry
Farming revolution and the transformed economy of 7-8th century England.
Karen OxfordTextiles and Textile Production in Europe from Prehistory to AD400Ed. Margarita Glenda and Ulla Mannering978-1-84217-463-0Textiles
No description.
Karen OxfordIconic Costumes, Scandinavian Late Iron Age Costume IconographyUlla Mannering978-1-78570-215-0Clothing
A look at Iron Age costume based on gold foil figures, bracelets, stone carvings, jewelry and tapestries. Over 1,000 images.
Karen OxfordThe PersiansMaria Brosius0-415-32090-9History
Early history of Persia 559 bc and the thousand years following.
Karen OxfordAnimal Husbandry in the Viking Age Town of Birka and its HinterlandBengt Wigh91-7209-227-0Livestock / Animal Husbandry
Viking age animal husbandry at Brika.
Karen OxfordThe Medieval Shepard Jean de Brie's Le Bon Berger (1379)Carleton W. Carroll and Lois Hawley Wilson978-0-88698-472-0Livestock / Animal Husbandry
Translation of one of the earliest know " how to" books on shepherding. Practical info on care and breeding of sheep.

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