Europe in the High Middle Ages: 1150-1300 [NOOK Book]

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 A revised and updated new edition of Professor Mundy's lively introduction to Europe 1150xxx;1300. It provides a portrait of the social, economic, political and intellectual life of Latin Christendom in the period. Wherever possible the men and women of the high middle ages are allowed to speak for themselves as Professor Mundy makes wide use of contemporary sources xxx; bringing alive the complexities and concerns of people living in medieval times. Another strength of the book is the attention devoted to groups often marginalised in other ...
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Europe in the High Middle Ages: 1150-1300

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Overview

 A revised and updated new edition of Professor Mundy's lively introduction to Europe 1150xxx;1300. It provides a portrait of the social, economic, political and intellectual life of Latin Christendom in the period. Wherever possible the men and women of the high middle ages are allowed to speak for themselves as Professor Mundy makes wide use of contemporary sources xxx; bringing alive the complexities and concerns of people living in medieval times. Another strength of the book is the attention devoted to groups often marginalised in other histories; looking at the experience of women, for instance, and that of the Jews in a predominantly Christian society.
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'noteworthy both for its originality and the erudition it displays' Times Literary Supplement 'very good indeed.'
Colin Morris, English Historical Review 'A precis does not do justice to the richness of Mundy's analysis or suggest how skillfully diverse subjects are connected'Bruce L. Venarde, University of Pittsburgh, H-Net Reviews

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317878209
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/11/2014
  • Series: General History of Europe
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 432
  • File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

List of maps
Abbreviations
Preface
1 Introduction 1
Pt. 1 Europe
2 Social frontiers: clerks and laymen 13
3 Cultural frontiers: France, Italy and Europe 25
4 Crusades and missions 37
5 The Jews 51
Pt. 2 Economy
6 Foundation and growth 69
7 Organization 90
8 Usury and corporatism 109
Pt. 3 Society
9 Women and men 129
10 Workers and farmers 143
11 Nobles and the military 160
12 Ecclesiastics 177
Pt. 4 Government
13 The Church 199
14 The greater monarchies 218
15 Princes, senates and assemblies 234
16 Princes, villages and towns 245
17 Republics 255
18 Government and law 273
Pt. 5 Thought
19 Intellectuals 291
20 Reason and religion 303
21 Enthusiasm and heresy 322
22 Repression 337
Pt. 6 1300
23 Church, state and society 355
24 Unam sanctam 371
Bibliography 383
Maps 395
Index 407
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