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France in the Middle Ages 987-1460 : from Hugh Capet to Joan of Arc

Author: Georges Duby
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, USA : B. Blackwell, 1991.
Series: History of France.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Duby examines the history of France from the rise of the Capetians in the mid-tenth century to the execution of Joan of Arc in the mid-fifteenth. He takes the evolution of power and the emergence of the French state as his central themes, and guides the reader through complex - and, in many respects, still unfamiliar, yet fascinating terrain. He describes the growth of the castle and the village, the building blocks  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Church history
Named Person: Hugh Capet, King of France; Joan, of Arc Saint; Hugh Capet, King of France; Joan, of Arc Saint
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Georges Duby
ISBN: 063117026X 9780631170266 0631189459 9780631189459
OCLC Number: 23144046
Notes: Translation of: Le Moyen Age 987-1460.
Description: xv, 331 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: PART I : The inheritance. The empire --
The Frankish people --
The principalities --
Disturbances --
--
PART II : Lordship. The village --
The castle --
The church --
King and Lord --
--
PART III : Origins of state and nation. The great age of progress --
Louis VII --
Philip Augustus --
The south --
The thirteenth century --
The fourteenth century --
The maid of Orleans.
Series Title: History of France.
Other Titles: Moyen Age 987-1460.
Responsibility: Georges Duby ; translated by Juliet Vale.

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Including maps and genealogical tables, this illustrated book examines the history of France from the rise of the Capetians in the mid-tenth century to the execution of Joan of Arc in the  Read more...

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