The Civilization of the Middle Ages

The Civilization of the Middle Ages

A Completely Revised and Expanded Edition of Medieval History, the Life and Death of A Civilization

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Baker & Taylor
Surveys the history of the Middle Ages, describes the most influential political and social forces, and looks at everyday life

HARPERCOLL
Now revised and expanded, this edition of the splendidly detailed and lively history of the Middle Ages contains more than 30 percent new material.

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Cantor has rewritten about a third of his 1963 classic overview of the Middle Ages in Europe. The new edition incorporates recent research and gives more attention to topics that have become of more concern, such as women's experience, family history, piety and heresy. It will probably remain the standard undergraduate text for many years. Acidic paper. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, [1993]
Copyright Date: ©1993
ISBN: 9780060925536
9780060170332
0060170336
Branch Call Number: 940.1 CANTO
Characteristics: xiv, 604 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Cantor, Norman F. Medieval history
Alternative Title: The Middle Ages

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Aw_19 Mar 12, 2016

Thorough overview of medieval European history. I have one small criticism: While this book covers a lot of ground, I think the author's treatment of Byzantium doesn't go into enough depth. The book is a little too weighted towards those lands where the Latin church held sway. That being said, this is still a very good introduction to this period of history.

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