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Brooke, Christopher 1927-2015

Overview
Works: 173 works in 1,166 publications in 11 languages and 28,481 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Sources  Pictorial works  Registers (Lists)  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, Composer, Collector, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: CB351, 271.0094
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Publications about Christopher Brooke
Publications by Christopher Brooke
Publications by Christopher Brooke, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Christopher Brooke
The flowering of the Middle Ages by Joan Evans( Book )
59 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 2,242 libraries worldwide
Europe in the central Middle Ages, 962-1154 by Christopher Brooke( Book )
97 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 2,120 libraries worldwide
This book explores the emergence of the distinctive character of medieval Europe during this period. Christopher Brooke examines the reform and revival of the Papacy, the heyday of the medieval Empire, the rise of the Normans, the early Crusades, and explores the role of women in the period. This new edition devotes more attention to central Europe - Bohemia, Hungary and Poland. --From publisher's description
The monastic world, 1000-1300 by Christopher Brooke( Book )
32 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,685 libraries worldwide
Among the most beautiful, spiritual and evocative structures in stone ever built are the medieval monasteries of Europe. The importance of the monastic world, its ideas and ideals, to the rise of Western civilization is second to none. The age of the cloister offers a fascinating overview of the birth and flowering of monasticism, and describes in great detail the everyday monastic life and the faith, literature, economy, architecture and culture of countless monks, hermits, nuns, canons, friars and lay men and women spanning hundreds of years
From Alfred to Henry III, 871-1272 by Christopher Brooke( Book )
64 editions published between 1959 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 1,499 libraries worldwide
Bibliogr. p. 261-264
The Saxon & Norman kings by Christopher Brooke( Book )
81 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,396 libraries worldwide
The twelfth century renaissance by Christopher Brooke( Book )
33 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 1,247 libraries worldwide
The medieval idea of marriage by Christopher Brooke( Book )
69 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,201 libraries worldwide
This volume draws on many disciplines - history, art, theology and literature - in order to penetrate the special character of medieval marriage. It covers the entire period from 1000 to 1500, with special emphasis on the 12th and 13th centuries
Popular religion in the Middle Ages : Western Europe, 1000-1300 by Rosalind B Brooke( Book )
16 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,098 libraries worldwide
Here is the first general account of the religious and irreligious ideas entertained by the populace at large in the Middle Ages. Between 1000 and 1300, vital changes took place in thought and art and religious inspiration, and the renewal of urban life in a world still centered on the feudal knight and peasant. How can we enter the minds of the mass of the people during those centuries? How did laymen look upon bishops and popes, the Bible, the saints; how did they regard judgment, heaven and hell? The answers to such questions lie in what remains of the churches in which people worshipped, in the images of stone and glass they valued, in contemporary poems and songs, and in other scattered sources. But the evidence requires careful and imaginative interpretation, and this the authors have provided, bringing each theme to life in text and pictures and expertly supplying the framework of a historical context.--From publisher description
The structure of medieval society by Christopher Brooke( Book )
23 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
London, 800-1216 : the shaping of a city by Christopher Brooke( Book )
15 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 909 libraries worldwide
Medieval church and society; collected essays by Christopher Brooke( Book )
17 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 869 libraries worldwide
Church and government in the Middle Ages : essays presented to C. R. Cheney on his 70th birthday ( Book )
33 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 851 libraries worldwide
The history of Church and government in England and on the continent of Europe between the eleventh and the early fourteenth centuries is the subject of this volume of essays by twelve historians including scholars as well known as C.N.L. Brooke, R.C. van Caenegem, R. Foreville, S. Kuttner and W. Ullmann. Each essay is concerned with a major historical text (such as Geoffrey of Monmouth's History of the Kings of Britain) or an important type of historical document (such as the writings of a famous civilian, Master Vacarius). The general
Oxford and Cambridge by Christopher Brooke( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Memoirs of the Papal Court by John( Book )
67 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in English and Latin and held by 743 libraries worldwide
Edited with a facing-page translation from the Latin text by: Butler, H.E.;; Unknown function: Millor, W.J
The heads of religious houses, England and Wales by David Knowles( Book )
54 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 667 libraries worldwide
This is the first of two volumes, now covering the heads of religious houses in England and Wales from the tenth-century reform to the death of Edward III, 940-1377. This first volume, by the great master of monastic history, Dom David Knowles, aided by Christopher Brooke and Vera London, was published first in 1972 and was quickly recognised as a major work of reference, noted for its mastery of accurate detail. It has now been brought up to date with substantial addenda and corrigenda by Christopher Brooke. The 1972 volume covers the period 940-1216, and comprises fully documented, critical lists of monastic superiors, with succinct biographical details. It is an essential foundation for all prosopographical study of the religious history of the period; and the precise chronology which it underpins is invaluable for dating innumerable undated documents. As such, the book is a fundamental tool of medieval research
Gilbert Foliot and his letters by Adrian Morey( Book )
16 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and German and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Gilbert Foliot is a figure of the first importance in the English Church of the twelfth century
Councils & synods : with other documents relating to the English Church by F. M Powicke( Book )
15 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 480 libraries worldwide
De nugis curialium = Courtiers' trifles by Walter Map( Book )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Edited with a facing-page English translation from the Latin text by: Brooke, C.N.L.;; Unknown function: Mynors, R.A.B
Jane Austen : illusion and reality by Christopher Brooke( Book )
13 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
"What is the world Jane Austen describes, and how is it related to the world in which she lived? A close reading of each of the major novels leads into a detailed examination of a sheaf of themes - church and clergy, rank and status, marriage - to see how they are handled in their social and historical setting, what is revealed about Jane Austen's deepest convictions, and how these might be validly deduced from the text of her novels. The wisdom and insight of Christopher Brooke's historical research are now rewardingly brought to bear on a novelist of endless fascination."--Jacket
A history of the University of Cambridge ( Book )
in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
 
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Brooke, Christopher N.L. 1927-
Brooke, Christopher N.L. 1927-2015
Brooke, Christopher N. L. (Christopher Nugent Lawrence), 1927-
Brooke, Christopher N. L. (Christopher Nugent Lawrence), 1927-2015
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Brooks, Christopher N. L. (Christopher Nugent Lawrence)
Christopher N. L. Brooke British medieval historian
Nugent Lawrence Brooke, Christopher 1927-2015
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English (658)
French (16)
Latin (16)
Spanish (13)
German (9)
Italian (7)
Portuguese (4)
Japanese (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Dutch (1)
Czech (1)
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