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A short history of the Middle Ages

Author: Barbara H Rosenwein
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario ; Tonawanda, NY : University of Toronto Press, [2009] © 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"This edition includes a new feature - "Seeing the Middle Ages" - as well as over 40 color maps, more than 60 plates (almost all in color), seven figures, genealogies, and appendices of rulers. Students and others who wish to test their knowledge of each chapter will find study questions at www.rosenweinshorthistory.com. The website also reproduces the maps, genealogies, lists of popes and emperors, and glossary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara H Rosenwein
ISBN: 1442601043 9781442601048
OCLC Number: 300590031
Notes: "Second edition [originally] published by Broadview Press 2004." -- title page verso.
Description: 399 pages : color illustrations, color maps, plans, facsimiles ; 24 cm
Contents: Genealogies --
Preface to the first edition --
Preface to the second edition --
Preface to the third edition --
Prelude: The Roman world transformed (c.300-c.600) --
Part I: Three cultures from one --
The emergence of sibling cultures (c.600-c.750) --
Creating new identities (c.750-c.900) --
Political communities reordered (c.900-c.1050) --
Part II: The European take-off --
The expansion of Europe (c.1050-c.1150) --
Institutionalizing aspirations (c.1150-c.1250) --
Discordant harmonies (c.1250-c.1350) --
Catastrophe and creativity (c.1350-c.1500) --
Epilogue --
Glossary --
Appendix: Lists.
Responsibility: Barbara H. Rosenwein.

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