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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Publisher Comments:

A comprehensive, general survey of Europe from the ruins of the Roman Empire to the rise of the Ottoman Turks.

Synopsis:

A picture of the politics, society and religion of medieval Europe, the age that had as its theme the unity of Christendom.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-[338]).

Table of Contents

Preface

1. The Middle Ages and Their Heritage: The Idea of the Unity of Christendom

Section One (c. 800-c. 1046)

2. The Revival of Empire: Charlemagne to Henry III

3. Serfdom and Feudalism

4. Religious and Political Ideals

Section Two (c. 1046-c. 1216)

5. Empire and Papacy: The Beginning of the Struggle

6. The Expansion of Europe

7. New Movements in Thought and Letters

8. The Twelfth-Century Revolution in Government

9. The Crusades

10. Innocent III: The Papacy Triumphant

Section III (c. 1216-c. 1330)

11. The Universities and the Friars: St. Thomas, St. Francis, and Abbot Joachim

12. The Struggle of the Popes and the Hohenstaufen

13. The Crusade in the Thirteenth Century

14. France and England: The Growth of National Communities

15. Boniface VIII and the Onset of Crisis in the Church

Section Four (c. 1330-c. 1460)

16. Economic and Social Development in the Later Middle Ages

17. The Hundred Years War

18. Politics and Political Society in an Age of Wars

19. Upheaval in the Church: Avignon, the Great Schism and the Councils

20. Europe and the Infidel After the Crusades

21. Epilogue: The Break with Traditional Attitudes

Appendix: Tables of the Royal Houses and Popes

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140136302
Author:
Keen, Maurice
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
London, England ;
Subject:
History
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Middle ages
Subject:
Civilization, medieval
Subject:
Middle Ages -- History.
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Subject:
World History - Medieval and Renaissance
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
no. 16
Publication Date:
19910931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.78x5.09x.84 in. .58 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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