France in the Middle Ages, 987-1460
From Hugh Capet to Joan of Arc
By (author) Georges Duby
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France in the Middle Ages, 987-1460 by Georges Duby
Book DescriptionIn this book, now available in paperback, he examines the history of France from the rise of the Capetians in the mid--tenth century to the execution of Joan of Arc in the mid--fifteenth. He takes the evolution of power and the emergence of the French state as his central themes, and guides the reader through complex -- and, in many respects, still unfamiliar, yet fascinating terrain. He describes the growth of the castle and the village, the building blocks of the new Western European civilization of the second millenium AD.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631189459
(245mm x 173mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Oct-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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aeo A concise but wide--ranging work by one of Francea s greatest historians. aeo Discusses the relation between art and society in Europe from the fifth to the fifteenth century. aeo Demonstrates how the meaning and significance of art changes over time.
Women of the Twelfth Century, Paperback (May 1998)
Georges Duby is probably the most well-known historian of medieval Europe. This book is the final part of a major three-volume work on women in the Middle Ages. The theme is very topical and will appeal to historians of the Middle Ages, to those interested in the history of women, and to those interested in religious history.
History of Women in the West, Volume II: Silences of the Middle Ages, Paperback (September 1994)» View all books by Georges Duby
This text is part of a series that offers new perspectives on women of the past. This second volume examines the image of women in the masculine mind, their social condition and their daily experience in the Middle Ages, from the demise of the Roman Empire to the genesis of the Italian Renaissance.
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Author Biography - Georges Duby
Georges Duby is Emeritus Professor at the College de France and one of the most eminent French historians. He is a memeber of the Academie Francaise, and holds the French National Order of Merit and Legion of Honour, amongst other distinctions.
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