The Making of the Middle Ages
A distinguished Oxford historian presents an absorbing study of the main personalities and the influences that molded the history of Western Europe from the late tenth to the early thirteenth century, describing the chief forms of social, political, and religious organization.
"A book of rare value.”--Sidney Painter, American Historical Review
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Coessens - LibraryThing
As said by other reviewers, this is not an easy book. It is very erudite, and there is a lot of learning to be gained. The big picture is mixed with concrete details of certain places and families. I ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Z-Ryan - LibraryThing
This 1953 general study of how the entity known as Western Europe formed out of the Carolingian Age from 972–1204 CE (the dates seem arbitrary, but Southern has a good explanation for providing this ... Read full review