Medieval Europe

Medieval Europe

by Chris Wickham

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300228823
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 08/29/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 543,474
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author


Chris Wickham is Chichele Professor of Medieval History, University of Oxford. He lives in Birmingham, UK.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations and maps vi

Acknowledgements viii

1 A new look at the middle ages 1

2 Rome and its western successors, 500-750 22

3 Crisis and transformation in the east, 500-850/1000 43

4 The Carolingian experiment, 750-1000 61

5 The expansion of Christian Europe, 500-1100 80

6 Reshaping western Europe, 1000-1150 99

7 The long economic boom, 950-1300 121

8 The ambiguities of political reconstruction, 1150-1300 141

9 1204: the failure of alternatives 170

10 Defining society: gender and community in late medieval Europe 186

11 Money, war and death, 1350-1500 210

12 Rethinking politics, 1350-1500 235

13 Conclusion 252

Notes 258

Bibliography 288

Index 316

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