The Waning of the Middle Ages

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Courier Corporation, 1999 - History - 328 pages
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Brilliant study of art, life and thought in France and the Netherlands during the 14th and 15th centuries explores the period's splendor and simplicity, courtesy and cruelty, its idyllic vision of life, despair and mysticism, religious, artistic, and practical life, and much more. An invaluable reference for anyone interested in medieval life. 14 illustrations.
 

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

I read the old translation (The Waning of the Middle Ages) many years ago and found it vivid. I understand this new translation is considered better and conveys a more positive image of the late middle ages. Read full review

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This wonderful book has kept me enthralled over the last four days. This is a translation from a Dutch edition published in 1921, made in 1996 by Payton and Hammitzsch. Huizinga takes a critical look ... Read full review

Contents

VII
23
VIII
95
XIII
160
XIV
173
XVI
195
XVII
201
XIX
222
XXII
234
THE ESTHETIC SENTIMIENT
247
PLASTIC Ex1nEssI0N COMPARED II
309
INDEX
321
222
327
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