Description - Medieval Worlds by Roberta Anderson
Medieval Worlds is a comprehensive sourcebook for the study of western Europe from the 5th to the 15th century. The era was one of immense diversity and openness to new ideas and outreach in areas ranging from technology to natural philosophy. The texts collected in this volume cover a wide range of documentation, including chronicles, legal and official state and church documents, biographies, poems and letters. Covering the whole of Europe, the range of texts offered illustrates the complexity as well as the unity of the medieval world. Subjects range from the diverse worlds of monasteries, the papacy, the crusades, women, to the roles of the town and the countryside. Complete with introductions and full commentary, a glossary and guide to further reading, Medieval Worlds is an essential source for all students of medieval history.
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Author Biography - Roberta Anderson
Roberta Anderson is a Lecturer in Medieval and Early Modern History at Bath Spa University College and has published numerous papers on medieval and early modern history. She is a member of the Institute for Learning and Teaching. Dominic Aidan Bellenger is Prior of Downside Abbey in Somerset and has lectured on medieval history at several British universities. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and the Royal Historical Society. He is the author of several historical studies.