Description - Medieval Worlds by Roberta Anderson
Complete with introductions, full commentary, glossary, and a guide to further reading, Medieval Worlds is a comprehensive sourcebook for the study of Western Europe from the fifth to the fifteenth century. Drawing on a wide range of documents, from chronicles, legal, state, and church documents, to biographies, poems, and letters from all over Europe, the authors expertly illustrate to the reader the unity - and complexity - of the medieval world. Amongst many more, central issues discussed include: * the diverse world of monasteries * the Papacy * the Crusades * women * the roles of the town and countryside. Medieval Worlds presents the reader with a view of the medieval era as it was: one of immense diversity with openness to new ideas, and outreach in areas from technology to natural philosophy.
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(246mm x 174mm x 21mm)
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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.