Medieval Europe 400 - 1500

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Routledge, Jan 14, 2014 - History - 416 pages
This book traces across the millennium of the Middle Ages the gradual crystallisation of a new and distinctive European identity. Koenigsberger covers the Islamic, Byzantine and central Asian worlds in his account which explains Europe's progression from chaos and collapse to the point where it was set to rule much of the world.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter 1 The End of the Ancient World and the Beginning of the Middle Ages 400700
9
Chapter 2 The Carolingian Empire and the Invasions of Europe 7001000
67
Chapter 3 The Recovery of the West the Crusades and the TwelfthCentury Renaissance 10001200
136
Chapter 4 The High Middle Ages 12001340
213
Transalpine Europe 13401500
281
Central Europe Italy and the Renaissance 13001500
343
Index
388
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