The Medieval World

The Medieval World

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An Authoratative history of the middle ages in Europe. In 1100 Europe was open in boundaries, faith and outlook. By the middle of the 14th century it was closed - by Mongol & Turkish invasions, by the rift with Byzantium, by the intollerant dogmatism of the church. Friedrich Heer's tour de Force of scholarship and orginality recreates that world : the daily life of aristocrats and peasants, town dwellers and countryfolk; the growth of serfdom and the flowering of chivalry; the roles of cleric and courtier, painter and poet, King and Philosopher. In it we can see our own world in embryo. As Professor Heer writes: History is the present, the present is history'show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 365 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 40mm | 381.02g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Weidenfeld & Nicolson History
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 100pls.
  • 0753805057
  • 9780753805053

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