The Middle AgesBook - 1987
In this single indispensable volume, one of America's ranking scholars combines a life's work of research and teaching with the art of lively narration. Both authoriatative and beautifully told, THE MIDDLE AGES is the full story of the thousand years between the fall of Rome and the Renaissance -- a time that saw the rise of kings and emperors, the flowering of knighthood, the development of Europe, the increasing power of the Church, and the advent of the middle class. With exceptional grace and wit, Morris Bishop vividly reconstructs this distinctive era of European history in a work that will inform and delight scholars and general readers alike.
Publisher: New York : Houghton Mifflin, 1987, c1968
Branch Call Number: Y 940.1 B541m 1987
Characteristics: 350 p. : ill. ; 21 cm