A History of Europe (Routledge Revivals): From the Invasions to the XVI Century
First published in 1939, this is a reissue of Henri Pirenne's extremely popular and influential history of Europe in the Middle Ages. It begins with the Barbarian and Musulman invasions in the fifth century AD, which signalled the end of the Roman world in the West, and ends in the middle of the sixteenth century with the Renaissance and the Reformation. Universally praised for its detailed and impartial approach, this reissue will be very welcome news to both students of medieval history and to the general reader seeking a definitive review of the period.
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According to H.P. medieval history my country existed in 1387 but somehow inhabited with foreign nation from the neighborhood !?
Fortunately we as a people proved him wrong by surviving and sticking around, while prominent 20th century historians of the medieval ages made this fact evident in their works.
This is significant since even today my country and people are still subject of constant harassment by those mentioned by H.P. !
So, hopefully sir H.P. nor his expertise won't enjoy any kind of revival, which could be abused as yet another form of (quasi)scientific justification, anytime soon.
With deepest respect to J.A.Fine, N.Malcolm, M.A.Hoare and many, many others.