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Author Brooke, Christopher, 1927-2015, author.

Title Europe in the central Middle Ages, 962-1154 / Christopher Brooke
Edition Third edition
Published Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014
©2000
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 470 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series A general history of Europe
General history of Europe.
Contents 3 The shape of Europe 41 -- 4 Economic life 72 -- 5 Society 91 -- 6 The role of women 121 -- 7 Marriage 142 -- 8 Cities and towns 155 -- 9 Travel 174 -- 10 Kingship and government 192 -- 11 The Empire, 962-1056 222 -- 12 From the Salians to the Hohenstaufen 242 -- 13 The kingdom of the French 255 -- 14 Britain and the Vikings, 959-1035 269 -- 15 The Normans 275 -- 16 The crusades, Byzantium and Spain 294 -- 17 Monasticism and papal reform 312 -- 18 The papal conflicts 340 -- 19 The new monastic orders 363 -- 20 Schools and scholarship 378 -- 21 Popular religion 397
Summary This book explores the emergence of the distinctive character of medieval Europe during this period. Christopher Brooke examines the reform and revival of the Papacy, the heyday of the medieval Empire, the rise of the Normans, the early Crusades, and explores the role of women in the period. This new edition devotes more attention to central Europe - Bohemia, Hungary and Poland. --From publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-436) and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 9, 2016)
Subject Civilization, Medieval.
Civilization, Medieval.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Western.
Europe -- History -- 476-1492.
Europe.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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