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

Autor: William Manchester
Editora: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1992.
Edição/Formato   Imprimir livro : Inglês : 1st edVer todas as edições e formatos
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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Gênero/Forma: History
Tipo de Documento Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: William Manchester
ISBN: 0316545317 9780316545310 0333586026 9780333586020 0316545562 9780316545563
Número OCLC: 24792298
Descrição: xvii, 318 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Conteúdos: Chronology --
The medieval mind --
The shattering --
One man alone.
Responsabilidade: 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,  Ler mais...


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This is a dreadful book

por SMonson (Usuário WorldCat publicado 2008-09-21) Fraco 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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