The Birth of Europe
By (author) Jacques Le Goff
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Birth of Europe by Jacques Le Goff
Book DescriptionIn this ground-breaking new study,Jacques Le Goff, arguably the leading medievalist of his generation, presents his view of the primacy of the Middle Ages in the development of European history. *"[A] superb and necessary book. This provocative assessment from a lifetime of scholarship might help us to place ourselves, not just territorially, but in that other precious element of history: time." The Guardian *"A book that never fails to be informative, readable and provocative. Le Goff...has been the bravest and best of champions for medieval history. This book...is in every sense an inspiration." BBC History Magazine * Praised by prominent figures in Europe and history including: Rt Hon Christopher Patten, CH, Former Member of the European Commission, and Neil Kinnock, Vice-President, European Commission.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405156820
(231mm x 147mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jacques Le Goff
In Search of Sacred Time, Hardback (March 2014)
It is impossible to understand the late Middle Ages without grasping the importance of The Golden Legend, the most popular medieval collection of saints' lives. Assembled for clerical use in the thirteenth century by Genoese archbishop Jacobus de Voragine, the book became the medieval equivalent of a best seller. This title deals with this book.
Money and the Middle Ages, Paperback (September 2012)
* This is the first accessible discussion of the role of money in the life and economy of the Middle Ages. * The author pays particular attention to the way in which the Church viewed money, and how it taught Christians what attitudes they should adopt towards it and towards the uses to which it could be put.
My Quest for the Middle Ages, Hardback (July 2005)» View all books by Jacques Le Goff
In this fascinating book, which takes the form of a series of edited interviews with noted journalist Jean-Maurice de Montremy, Jacques Le Goff offers us a synthesis of his work on the Middle Ages.
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Author Biography - Jacques Le Goff
Jacques Le Goff is Professor of History at L'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. He is among France's "great" historians, and is considered internationally to be one of the foremost scholars of his generation. He has written widely on medieval history, and his books include Medieval Civilization (Blackwell, 1990), Intellectuals and the Middle Ages (Blackwell, 1993), and The Medieval World (1997).
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