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📒A Short History Of The Middle Ages ✍ Barbara H. Rosenwein
✏A Short History of the Middle Ages Book Summary : "Elegantly written and beautifully produced, this book is a treat for teachers and students alike. Rosenwein is a masterful storyteller; her book will inspire and delight." - Fiona Griffiths, New York University
📒A Short History Of The Middle Ages Volume Ii ✍ Barbara H. Rosenwein
✏A Short History of the Middle Ages Volume II Book Summary : Barbara H. Rosenwein's bestselling survey text continues to stand out by integrating the history of three medieval civilizations (European, Byzantine, and Islamic) in a lively narrative that is complemented beautifully by full-color plates, maps, and genealogies. The fourth edition begins with an essay entitled "Why the Middle Ages Matter Today," and the book now covers East Central Europe in some depth. New plates and maps have been added along with a new "Seeing the Middle Ages" feature. The sections for further reading have been updated, and ancillary materials, including study questions, can be found on the History Matters website (www.utphistorymatters.com).
📒A Short History Of The Middle Ages Volume I ✍ Barbara H. Rosenwein
✏A Short History of the Middle Ages Volume I Book Summary : Barbara H. Rosenwein's bestselling survey text continues to stand out by integrating the history of three medieval civilizations (European, Byzantine, and Islamic) in a lively narrative that is complemented beautifully by full-color plates, maps, and genealogies. The fourth edition begins with an essay entitled "Why the Middle Ages Matter Today," and the book now covers East Central Europe in some depth. New plates have been added along with a new "Seeing the Middle Ages" feature. The sections for further reading have been updated, and ancillary materials, including study questions, can be found on the History Matters website (www.utphistorymatters.com).
📒A Short History Of The Middle Ages From C 900 To C1500 ✍ Barbara H. Rosenwein
✏A Short History of the Middle Ages From c 900 to c1500 Book Summary : " A Short History of the Middle Ages Volume II is an affordable, succinct narrative overview of medieval history from c.900 to c.1500. Each chapter covers a ""slice of time"" and integrates culture, politics, art, economics, and social issues. Rosenwein places Europe in the context of the Islamic world and the Byzantine, Mongol, and Ottoman empires. The histories of women, Jews, and heretics are all important parts of this story. With 38 plates, most in color, Volume II''s illustrations serve as an introduction to the history of medieval art and architecture, while its 26 maps'many in color'provide a wordless panorama of political changes over time. Genealogies and lists of popes and other rulers are provided so that the book may serve as a handy reference tool. New to the second edition are the lists of Key Events indicating major dates in each chapter. Revisions and expansions have been made throughout. The original one-volume format of A Short History of the Middle Ages, covering medieval history from c.300 to c.1500, remains available. Comments: ""A Short History of the Middle Ages, second edition is the most beautifully presented textbook I have seen in nearly twenty years of university teaching. The additions to the second edition, especially the timelines at the ends of the chapters, make this edition far superior to the first."" - Gary Miller, Southern Oregon University ""Rosenwein gives a concise, detailed, and up-to-date survey of medieval history. She is masterful in integrating closely the book''s many images, maps, and genealogies into her argument. Her treatment is concise, without ever being superficial. A Short History of the Middle Ages is by far the best book of its kind."" - Anders Winroth, Yale University ""This beautifully written, exquisitely illustrated Short History is an ideal introduction to the Middle Ages. Rosenwein''s feat of synthesizing the strongest new scholarship in the field while writing for the general reader is unparalleled. Because it is comprehensive and clearly detailed, I find this book as useful to students of literature, art history, and cultural studies as it is to historians."" - Bonnie Wheeler, Southern Methodist University Key Features: Full color throughout with 38 plates and 26 maps Genealogical tables, lists of popes and key dates Integration of art into the history of the period Inclusion of Byzantine and Islamic worlds Overhead transparencies of maps and figures available Access to a searchable website Special Combined Price: Please note that a special discount price of CDN & US $65.00 is available when this book is shrinkwrapped with Reading the Middle Ages, Volume II: From c.900 to c.1500, edited by Barbara H. Rosenwein. The ISBN for this special package is 978-1-55402-664-7. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. Barbara H. Rosenwein''s other works include Negotiating Space: Power, Restraint, and Privileges of Immunity in Early Medieval Europe and To Be the Neighbor of Saint Peter: The Social Meaning of Cluny''s Property. She is a professor in the Department of History at Loyola University Chicago. "
📒A Short History Of The Middle Ages Fifth Edition ✍ Barbara H. Rosenwein
✏A Short History of the Middle Ages Fifth Edition Book Summary : In this newest edition of her bestselling book, Barbara H. Rosenwein integrates the history of European, Byzantine, and Islamic medieval cultures--as well as their Eurasian connections--in a dynamic narrative. The text has been significantly updated to reflect growing interest in the Islamic world and Mediterranean region. Stunning plates featuring art and architecture weave together events, mentalities, and aesthetics. Medievalist Riccardo Cristiani authors a new feature on material culture that examines the intricacies of manuscript production and the lustrous glazes of Islamic ceramics. A fully revised map program offers user-friendly spot maps that clarify events right where they are discussed as well as dazzling topographical maps that reveal the very contours of the medieval world. Helpful genealogies, figures, architectural plans, and lists of key dates complement the text. All maps, genealogies, and figures are available on the History Matters website (www.utphistorymatters.com) for easy download. Students will find this site equally useful for its hundreds of study questions and their click-to-reveal answers.
📒A Short History Of The Papacy In The Middle Ages ✍ Walter Ullmann
✏A Short History of the Papacy in the Middle Ages Book Summary : This classic text outlines the development of the Papacy as an institution in the Middle Ages. With profound knowledge, insight and sophistication, Walter Ullmann traces the course of papal history from the late Roman Empire to its eventual decline in the Renaissance. The focus of this survey is on the institution and the idea of papacy rather than individual figures, recognizing the shaping power of the popes' roles that made them outstanding personalities. The transpersonal idea, Ullmann argues, sprang from Christianity itself and led to the Papacy as an institution sui generis.
📒A Brief History Of Life In The Middle Ages ✍ Martyn Whittock
✏A Brief History of Life in the Middle Ages Book Summary : Using wide-ranging evidence, Martyn Whittock shines a light on Britain in the Middle Ages, bringing it vividly to life. Thus we glimpse 11th century rural society through a conversation between a ploughman and his master. The life of Dick Whittington illuminates the rise of the urban elite. The stories of Roger 'the Raker' who drowned in his own sewage, a 'merman' imprisoned in Orford Castle and the sufferings of the Jews of Bristol reveal the extraordinary diversity of medieval society. Through these characters and events - and using the latest discoveries and research - the dynamic and engaging panorama of medieval England is revealed. Interesting facts include: When the life expectancy for women dropped to 26 years in Sierra Leone in 2002, following a catastrophic civil war, it was one year longer than the estimate for early medieval women. So great was the extent of church construction in the thirteenth century that it has been calculated it was the equivalent, in modern terms, of every family in England paying £500 every year, for the whole century! Murder rates for East Anglia, in the fourteenth century, were comparable with those of modern New York. For England generally the homicide rate was far higher than that of the urban USA today.
📒Reading The Middle Ages Volume Ii ✍ Barbara H. Rosenwein
✏Reading the Middle Ages Volume II Book Summary : Spanning the period from c.900 to c.1500 and containing primary source material from the European, Byzantine, and Islamic worlds, Barbara H. Rosenwein's Reading the Middle Ages, Second Edition once again brings the Middle Ages to life. Building on the strengths of the first edition, this volume contains 24 new readings, including 10 translations commissioned especially for this book, and a stunning new 10-plate color insert entitled "Containing the Holy" that brings together materials from the Western, Byzantine, and Islamic religious traditions. Ancillary materials, including study questions, can be found on the History Matters website (www.utphistorymatters.com).
📒A Short History Of Opera ✍ Donald J. Grout
✏A Short History of Opera Book Summary : When first published in 1947, A Short History of Opera immediately achieved international status as a classic in the field. Now, more than five decades later, this thoroughly revised and expanded fourth edition informs and entertains opera lovers just as its predecessors have. The fourth edition incorporates new scholarship that traces the most important developments in the evolution of musical drama. After surveying anticipations of the operatic form in the lyric theater of the Greeks, medieval dramatic music, and other forerunners, the book reveals the genre's beginnings in the seventeenth century and follows its progress to the present day. A Short History of Opera examines not only the standard performance repertoire, but also works considered important for the genre's development. Its expanded scope investigates opera from Eastern European countries and Finland. The section on twentieth-century opera has been reorganized around national operatic traditions including a chapter devoted solely to opera in the United States, which incorporates material on the American musical and ties between classical opera and popular musical theater. A separate section on Chinese opera is also included. With an extensive multilanguage bibliography, more than one hundred musical examples, and stage illustrations, this authoritative one-volume survey will be invaluable to students and serious opera buffs. New fans will also find it highly accessible and informative. Extremely thorough in its coverage, A Short History of Opera is now more than ever the book to turn to for anyone who wants to know about the history of this art form.
📒New Short History Of The Catholic Church ✍ Norman Tanner
✏New Short History of the Catholic Church Book Summary : A new volume to replace The Short History of the Catholic Church (Burns&Oates) - now severely out of date.