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All things medieval : an encyclopedia of the medieval world

Author: Ruth A Johnston
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2011.
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All Things Medieval: An Encyclopedia of the Medieval World covers the widest definition of "medieval Europe" possible, not by covering history in the traditional, textbook manner of listing wars, leaders, and significant historic events, but by presenting detailed alphabetical entries that describe the artifacts of medieval Europe. By examining the hidden material culture and by presenting information about topics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth A Johnston
ISBN: 9780313364624 0313364621 9780313364631 031336463X
OCLC Number: 702357650
Description: 2 v. (xix, 790 p.) : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: v.1 A-I --
v.2 J-Z.
Responsibility: Ruth A. Johnston

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This insightful survey of the "things" of medieval Europe allows modern readers to understand what they looked like, what they were made of, how they were created, and how they were used.  Read more...

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