France in the Middle Ages 987-1460: From Hugh Capet to Joan of Arc / Edition 1

France in the Middle Ages 987-1460: From Hugh Capet to Joan of Arc / Edition 1

by Georges Duby
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631189459

ISBN-13: 9780631189459

Pub. Date: 12/28/1993

Publisher: Wiley

In this book, now available in paperback, he examines the history of France from the rise of the Capetians in the mid-tenth century to the execution of Joan of Arc in the mid-fifteenth. He takes the evolution of power and the emergence of the French state as his central themes, and guides the reader through complex - and, in many respects, still unfamiliar, yet

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In this book, now available in paperback, he examines the history of France from the rise of the Capetians in the mid-tenth century to the execution of Joan of Arc in the mid-fifteenth. He takes the evolution of power and the emergence of the French state as his central themes, and guides the reader through complex - and, in many respects, still unfamiliar, yet fascinating terrain. He describes the growth of the castle and the village, the building blocks of the new Western European civilization of the second millenium AD.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631189459
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/1993
Series:
History of France Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.65(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

Translator's Note.

Foreword.

List of Illustrations.

List of Genealogical Tables.

Part I: The Inheritance: .

1. The Empire.

2. The Frankish People.

3. The Principalities.

4. Disturbances.

Part II: Lordship:.

5. The Village.

6. The Castle.

7. The Church.

8. King and Lord.

Part III: Origins of State and Nation:.

9. The Great Age of Progress.

10. Louis VII.

11. Philip Augustus.

12. The South.

13. The Thirteenth Century.

14. The Fourteenth Century.

15. The Maid of Orleans.

Epilogue.

Chronology.

Bibliography.

Index.

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