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

Author: William Manchester
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Manchester
ISBN: 0316545317 9780316545310 0333586026 9780333586020
OCLC Number: 24792298
Description: xvii, 318 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations --
List of Maps --
Chronology --
Author's Note --
The Medieval Mind --
The Shattering --
One Man Alone --
Acknowledgments and Sources.
Responsibility: William Manchester.
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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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This is a dreadful book

by SMonson (WorldCat user published 2008-09-21) Poor 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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