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The Central Middle Ages, 950-1320
side in the form of the Crusades and the persecution of heretics and Jews.
In this book seven experts in the field examine how Europe was transformed in the Central Middle Ages. Thematic chapters analyse the political, social, economic, religious and intellectual history of Latin Christendom, and trace its expansion to the north, south and east. As well as many familiar topics the authors discuss less well known aspects of the period such as the popular experience of religion or the new kingdoms of east-central Europe. The book includes a chronology of
developments, a glossary, maps, illustrations and guidance for further reading. - ;It provides an ideal preface for those who have read no political narrative of the period, and a bracing tonic and corrective for those of us who have read far too much. - R. I. Moore, The English Historical Review;He [Power] has assembled a distinguished and thoroughly expert team of contributors...all of them survey their topics with authority, and all have important and interesting things to say. - The English Historical Review;For Weiler's and Berend's contributions alone it is well worth the paperback price - The English Historical Review;An excellent commentary...it will do very well indeed - The English Historical Review;TEXTBOOK - The English Historical Review
320 pages; ISBN 9780191037498