The Atlas of Medieval Europe / Edition 2

The Atlas of Medieval Europe / Edition 2

by David Ditchburn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415344549

ISBN-13: 9780415344548

Pub. Date: 03/31/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Atlas of Medieval Europe covers the period from the fall of the Roman Empire through to the beginnings of the Renaissance, spreading from the Atlantic coast to the Russian steppes. Each map approaches a separate issue or series of events in medieval history, and a commentary locates it in its broader context.

This second edition has over forty new maps

…  See more details below

Overview

The Atlas of Medieval Europe covers the period from the fall of the Roman Empire through to the beginnings of the Renaissance, spreading from the Atlantic coast to the Russian steppes. Each map approaches a separate issue or series of events in medieval history, and a commentary locates it in its broader context.

This second edition has over forty new maps covering a variety of topics including:

  • the Moravian Empire
  • environmental change
  • the travels and correspondence of Froissart and travellers in the east
  • the layout of great castles and palaces.

Thorough coverage is also given to geographically peripheral areas like Portugal, Poland, Scandinavia and Ireland.

Providing a vivid representation of the development of nations, peoples and social structures, and charting political and military events, the Atlas takes a detailed look at a variety of key areas including language and literature; the development of trade, art and architecture; and the great cities and lives of historical figures.

With over 180 maps, expert commentaries and an extensive bibliography, this second edition of an essential reference guide to medieval Europe brings the complex and colourful history of the Middle Ages to life.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415344548
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/31/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Physical Europe Part 2: The Early Middle Ages, c.395–1050 1. War, Politics and Power 2. Religion 3. Government, Economy and Society 4. Culture Part 3: The High Middle Ages, c.1050–1300 5. War, Politics and Power 6. Religion 7. Government, Economy and Society 8. Culture Part 4: The Late Middle Ages, c.1300–1500 9. War, Politics and Power 10. Religion 11. Government, Economy and Society 12. Culture

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >