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A world lit only by fire : the medieval mind and the Renaissance : portrait of an age

Auteur: William Manchester
Uitgever: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1992.
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : Engels : 1st edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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Explores the sordidness and the splendor of the Middle Ages as well as the collapse of the medieval mind and its metamorphosis into The Renaissance.
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Genre/Vorm: History
Soort document Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: William Manchester
ISBN: 0316545317 9780316545310 0333586026 9780333586020
OCLC-nummer: 24792298
Beschrijving: xvii, 318 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Inhoud: Chronology --
The medieval mind --
The shattering --
One man alone.
Verantwoordelijkheid: William Manchester.
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Tells of the collapse of the Dark Ages - the deadened and superstitious medieval mind dragged into the light of the Renaissance. Portraits of major figures of the era include Leonardo da Vinci,  Meer lezen...

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This is a dreadful book

door SMonson (Gepubliceerd door gebruiker WorldCat 2008-09-21) Matig Permalink

If I could give this book less than half a star, I would. It is extremely popular, and has had many re-printings, probably because it is very readable. However, the author is not an expert on the period (his specialization is early 20th c, J.F. Kennedy, Winston Churchill...
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