The Atlas of Medieval Europe
2nd Revised edition
Atlas of Medieval Europe by David Ditchburn
Book DescriptionThe Atlas of Medieval Europe covers the period from the fall of the Roman Empire through to the beginnings of the Renaissance, spreading from the Atlantic coast to the Russian steppes. Each map approaches a separate issue or series of events in medieval history, and a commentary locates it in its broader context. This second edition has over forty new maps covering a variety of topics including: * the Moravian Empire * environmental change * the travels and correspondence of Froissart and travellers in the east * the layout of great castles and palaces. Thorough coverage is also given to geographically peripheral areas like Portugal, Poland, Scandinavia and Ireland. Providing a vivid representation of the development of nations, peoples and social structures, and charting political and military events, the Atlas takes a detailed look at a variety of key areas including language and literature; the development of trade, art and architecture; and the great cities and lives of historical figures. With over 180 maps, expert commentaries and an extensive bibliography, this second edition of an essential reference guide to medieval Europe brings the complex and colourful history of the Middle Ages to life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415344548
(246mm x 189mm x 22mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Ditchburn
Atlas of Medieval Europe, Paperback (February 2007)
With over 180 maps, commentaries and a bibliography, this second edition of a reference guide to medieval Europe brings the colourful history of the Middle Ages to life. It covers the period from the fall of the Roman Empire through to the beginnings of the Renaissance, spreading from the Atlantic coast to the Russian steppes.
Aberdeen Before 1800, Paperback (December 2002)
This volume, the earlier of the two-volume official History of Aberdeen, provides a comprehensive picture of the development of the two historic burghs of Old Aberdeen and New Aberdeen over their first seven centuries, from 1100 to 1800.
Scotland and Europe, Paperback (October 2001)» View all books by David Ditchburn
Setting out to explore the rich diversity of medieval Scotland's contacts with Europe, the author focuses on religious, cultural and economic connections and includes a study of both the means by which people travelled and the first major wave of emigration from Scotland.
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Author Biography - David Ditchburn
David Ditchburn is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Aberdeen. His publications include Scotland and Europe: The Medieval Kingdom and its Contacts with Christendom, c. 1215-1545 (2001). Simon MacLean is Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of St Andrews. His publications include Kingship and Politics in the Late Ninth Century: Charles the Fat and the End of the Carolingian Empire (2003). Angus MacKay was Professor of Medieval History at the University of Edinburgh. His publications include Spain in the Middle Ages: From Frontier to Empire, 1000-1500 (1977).
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