An Introduction to the History of Western Europe
by James Harvey Robinson
Publisher: Ginn & company 1902
Number of pages: 736
The excellence of Robinson's 'History of Western Europe' has been attested by the immediate and widespread adoption of the book in many of the best schools and colleges of the country. It is an epoch-making text-book on the subject, in that it solves in an entirely satisfactory manner the problem of proportion.
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by Raymond F. Betts - D C Heath & Co
To know something of Europe's history is to know something of our world today. This text is designed to assist in such an understanding. It is addressed to those introductory students who want an overview rather than a heavily detailed account.
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Our purpose in general has been to present material touching only the most important matters of the whole medieval period. We have tried to offer in usable form illustrative material which may be of service to both teacher and student.
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Elements of feudalism; Private life; Food and cookery; Hunting; Games and pastimes; Commerce; Guilds and trade corporations; Finance; Law and the administration; Secret tribunals; Refinements of penal cruelty; Tortures; Gypsies, tramps, beggars.
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From 1455 to 1572, Borgia sprang to the pedestal of fame ; leaping at a bound, from little bishoprics and cardinalates, to the terrible altitude of Peter's Throne ; producing, in those few years, two Popes, and a Saint and General of Jesuits.