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Europe in the Central Middle Ages By Christopher Brooke

Europe in the Central Middle Ages by Christopher Brooke

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Summary

An introduction which explores the emergence of the distinctive character of medievel Europe from 962-1154. The text covers key themes including the reform and revival of the Papcy, the heyday of the medieval Empire, the rise of the Normans and the early Crusades.

Europe in the Central Middle Ages Summary

Europe in the Central Middle Ages: 962-1154 by Christopher Brooke

This wide-ranging introduction to medieval Europe has been updated and revised. In his popular survey Brooke explores the variety of human experience in the period. He looks at society, economy, religious life and popular religion, learning, culture, as well as political events; the rise of the Normans and the heyday of the medieval Empire. For the new edition there is increased coverage of the role of women and more attention to central Europe, Bohemia, Hungary and Poland.

Europe in the Central Middle Ages Reviews

'colourful descriptions, vivid anecdotes, and vigorous narrative...characterize the whole of this learned and humane portrait of an era' Bruce L. Venarde, University of Pittsburgh, H-Net Reviews

Table of Contents

List of genealogical charts.List of maps.Preface.Abbreviations1. Introduction.2.Sources.3. The shape of Europe.4. Economic life.5. Society.6. The role of women.7. Marriage.8. Cities and towns.9.Travel.10. Kingship and government.11. The Empire, 962-1056.12. From the Salians to the Hohenstaufen.13. The kingdom of the French.14. Britain and the Vikings, 959-1035.15. The Normans.16. The crusades, Byzantium and Spain.17. Monasticism and papal reform.18. The papal conflicts.19. The new monastic orders.20. Schools and scholarship.21.Popular religion.22. Epilogue.Appendix.Bibliography.Genealogical charts.Maps.Index

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GOR003990439
9780582369047
0582369045
Europe in the Central Middle Ages: 962-1154 by Christopher Brooke
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2000-01-10
488
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