The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350 / Edition 1

The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350 / Edition 1

by Robert Bartlett
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0691037809

ISBN-13: 9780691037806

Pub. Date: 08/23/1994

Publisher: Princeton University Press

From our twentieth-century perspective, we tend to think of the Europe of the past as a colonizer, a series of empires that conquered lands beyond their borders and forced European cultural values on other peoples. This provocative book shows that Europe in the Middle Ages was as much a product of a process of conquest and colonization as it was later a

Overview

From our twentieth-century perspective, we tend to think of the Europe of the past as a colonizer, a series of empires that conquered lands beyond their borders and forced European cultural values on other peoples. This provocative book shows that Europe in the Middle Ages was as much a product of a process of conquest and colonization as it was later a colonizer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691037806
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
08/23/1994
Edition description:
1st Princeton Paperback
Pages:
447
Sales rank:
762,943
Product dimensions:
6.15(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps, Figures and Tables
List of Plates
Acknowledgements
A Note on References
Introduction1
1The Expansion of Latin Christendom5
2The Aristocratic Diaspora24
3Military Technology and Political Power60
4The Image of the Conqueror85
5The Free Village106
6The New Landscape133
7Colonial Towns and Colonial Traders167
8Race Relations on the Frontiers of Latin Europe (1): Language and Law197
9Race Relations on the Frontiers of Latin Europe (2): Power and Blood221
10The Roman Church and the Christian People243
11The Europeanization of Europe269
12The Political Sociology of Europe after the Expansion292
List of Abbreviations Used in Notes and Bibliography315
Notes317
Bibliography of Works Cited385
Index417

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