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The medieval & early modern world

Author: Bonnie G Smith
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Tells the colorful story of a pivotal period that is crucial to understanding our own times. The expansion of trade and city life, the spread and reform of religious institutions, the rise of regional empires and local feudal regimes, and revolutional advances in science and technology laid the foundation for the modern world. Told through the words and experiences of the people who lived it, this is a world history  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie G Smith
ISBN: 0195178483 9780195178487 0195221575 9780195221572 0195178440 9780195178449 0195176731 9780195176735 0195178432 9780195178432 0195178394 9780195178395 0195176723 9780195176728 019517724X 9780195177244 0195178483 9780195178487
OCLC Number: 143687501
Description: 7 volumes : color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: [v. 1]. European world, 400-1450 / Barbara A. Hanawalt --
[v. 2]. African and Middle Eastern world, 600-1500 / Randall L. Pouwels --
[v. 3]. Asian world, 600-1500 / Roger V. Des Forges and John S. Major --
[v. 4.]. Age of empires, 1200-1750 / Marjorie Wall Bingham --
[v. 5]. Age of voyages, 1350-1600 / Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks --
[v. 6]. Age of science and revolutions, 1600-1800 / Toby E. Huff --
[v. 7.]. Medieval and early modern world: primary sources & reference volume / Donald R. Kelley and Bonnie G. Smith.
Responsibility: Bonnie G. Smith, general editor.


Filled with intrigue, conflict, power struggles, and colorful characters and based on primary source materials Barbara Hanawalt's The European World is an adventure at every turn. From Attila the  Read more...


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"The authors skillfully introduce the blend and diversity of cultures that comprised the ancient Asian world.... Students will appreciate the wealth of material in this volume."--School Library Read more...

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