The Later Middle Ages, 1272-1485
by George Holmes
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 1966
Number of pages: 308
The book combines a clear narrative with an analysis of many aspects of history: social, economic, religious, cultural and so forth. Author's aim has been to write an intelligible introduction to this period of history for those who are reading about it for the first time. He did not try to be original and draw constantly on the works of other scholars.
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by Hutton Webster - D. C. Heath And Company
This volume of supplementary readings for a high-school course in modern European history consists of extracts from memoirs, letters, speeches, and other sources of information for the great events and personalities of the last three hundred years.
by John S. C. Abbott - Project Gutenberg
There is no portion of history fraught with more valuable instruction than the period of those terrible religious wars which desolated the sixteenth century. There is no romance so wild as the veritable history of those times.
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The history of Mediaeval Europe is so vast a subject that the attempt to deal with it in a small compass must entail either severe compression or what may appear reckless omission. I venture to claim for the present book a pioneer path of 'omission'.
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