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Penguin History of Medieval Europe

Penguin History of Medieval Europe - 68 edition

ISBN13: 978-0140136302

Cover of Penguin History of Medieval Europe 68 (ISBN 978-0140136302)
ISBN13: 978-0140136302
ISBN10: 0140136304

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 68
Copyright: 1968
Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
Published: 1968
International: No

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Penguin History of Medieval Europe - 68 edition

ISBN13: 978-0140136302

Maurice Keen

ISBN13: 978-0140136302
ISBN10: 0140136304

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 68
Copyright: 1968
Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
Published: 1968
International: No
Summary

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

Table of Contents

Preface


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

Section One (c. 800--c. 1046)

The Revival of Empire--Charlemagne to Henry
Serfdom and Feudalism
Religious and Political Ideals

Section Two (c. 1046--c. 1216)

Empire and Papacy--the Beginning of the Struggle
The Expansion of Europe
New Movements in Thought and Letters
The Twelfth-Century Revolution in Government
The Crusades
Innocent III--the Papacy Triumphant

Section Three (c. 1216--c. 1330)

The Universities and the Friars: St Thomas, St Francis, and Abbot Joachim
The Struggle of the Popes and the Hohenstaufen
The Crusade in the Thirteenth Century
France and England: The Growth of National
Communities
Boniface VIII and the Onset of Crisis in the
Church

Section Four (c. 1330--c. 1460)

Economic and Social Development in the Later
Middle Ages
The Hundred Years War
Politics and Political Society in an Age of Wars
Upheaval in the Church: Avignon, the Great
Schism and the Councils
Europe and the Infidel After the Crusades

Epilogue: The Break With Traditional Attitudes
Appendix: Tables of the Royal Houses and Popes
Bibliography
Index

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