The Penguin History of Medieval Europe (BOK)

Maurice Keen

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This is a fascinating, three-dimensional picture of the politics, society and religion of medieval Europe, the age that had as its great theme the unity of Christendom. Maurice Keen examines tribal wars, the Crusades, the growth of trade and the shifting patterns of community life as villages grew into towns and towns into sizeable cities. He explores how Papal victories, by blurring the distinction between temporal and spiritual matters, eventually undermined the spiritual authority of the Church. And he discusses how the Hundred Years War escalated from a feudal dispute into a full-scale national conflict, until, by the mid-fifteenth century, changing economic and social conditions had transformed the unity of Christendom into merely a pious phrase.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1991 Forfatter Maurice Keen
Forlag
PENGUIN GROUP
ISBN 9780140136302
Antall sider 352 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,8cm x 2cm
Vekt 257 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form European history, Early history: c 500 to c 1450/1500

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