Europe and the Middle Ages /

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Author / Creator:Peters, Edward, 1936-
Edition:2nd ed.
Imprint:Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1989.
Description:xiii, 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Middle Ages
Civilization, Medieval
Civilization, Medieval.
Middle Ages.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1557337
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ISBN:0132919311
Notes:Includes index.
Bibliography: p. 331-344.
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: Europa: Myth and Landscape
  • I. Late Mediterranean Antiquity and Early Northern Europe
  • 1. The Beginning and End of the Roman Peace
  • 2. Religion and Society in Late Antiquity
  • 3. The Roman and Other Worlds Transformed
  • II. Two Heirs of the Roman World
  • 4. The Making of Byzantine Civilization
  • 5. The House of Islam
  • III. The Expanding Latin West, 550-950
  • 6. Rome and the West
  • 7. Land, People, and Kings in MerovingianFrancia
  • 8. The Book and the Sword
  • 9. Europe Emerges
  • IV. Christendom: Authority and Enterprise, 950-1100
  • 10. Material Civilization
  • 11. Power and Society
  • 12. Christendom East and West
  • V. Culture and Society in the High Middle Ages, 1150-1325
  • 13. New Art and New Learning
  • 14. The Church and the World
  • 15. The Political Culture of Christian Europe
  • 16. Reason and Imagination in the Thirteenth Century
  • VI. Christendom and Europe, 1325-1500
  • 17. Apocalypse Then?
  • Crisis and Recovery in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries
  • 18. Clergy and Laity
  • 19. Power and Order
  • 20. Frontiers and Horizons
  • Epilogue:Empress Europaand her Ambassadors
  • Appendix
  • General Bibliography
  • Index