By Judith M. Bennett
Medieval Europe introduces modern-day scholars to the medieval roots of our personal society. In an obtainable and fascinating narrative, it tells how the peoples of medieval Europe outfitted, understood, and altered their global. by no means wasting sight of the neighboring civilizations of Byzantium and Islam, it has its toes firmly planted within the medieval West, from whence it offers plentiful attention to such topics as women's lives, Jewish groups, usual humans, and the stories of Europeans within the often-neglected centuries of the Later heart a while.
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