In this single indispensable volume, one of America's ranking scholars combines a life's work of research and teaching with the art of lively narration. Both authoriatative and beautifully told, THE MIDDLE AGES is the full story of the thousand years between the fall of Rome and the Renaissance -- a time that saw the rise of kings and emperors, the flowering of knighthood, the development of Europe, the increasing power of the Church, and the advent of the middle class. With exceptional grace and wit, Morris Bishop vividly reconstructs this distinctive era of European history in a work that will inform and delight scholars and general readers alike.
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"Mr. Bishop . . . says here almost everything of transcending importance about the Middle Ages and says it better than it has been said before." --LOUISVILLE COURIER-JOURNALSynopsis:
Depicts life in medieval times in terms of historical events, social and economic trends, and religious and cultural achievements.
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Book Description Simon & Schuster. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 2728533241
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Book Description Simon & Schuster, 1975. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # P020070054657