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Review: Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages

User Review  - Debbie J - Goodreads

I tried to read this because writer William Gibson mentioned a chapter from it--“An Elite of Amoral Supermen”--in his science fiction novel, Spook Country. My curiosity did me no favors. Author Norman ... Read full review

Review: Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages

User Review  - Richard Thomas - Goodreads

Still a seminal book which shaped the view of the Middle Ages and is still both essential reading and good history. I first read this at University as the basis for understanding the Europe of the Middle Ages and the avoidance of the simplistic assumptions of school level history. Read full review

Review: Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages

User Review  - Autumn - Goodreads

Fascinating read. I read this not longer after reading David Aaronovitch's Voodoo Histories: The Role of the Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History and the similarities between the 13th and 20th ... Read full review

Review: Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages

User Review  - Nils - Goodreads

A classic, beautifully written account from half a century ago of eschatological religio-social revolts in late medieval Europe, with more than the occasional glance to how these can inform us about ... Read full review

Review: Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages

User Review  - Jonfaith - Goodreads

Like most people, I was shocked and intrigued by the enigma of ISIS, how it spread so quickly, how it attracted so wide a band of support and how easily it initially fared against the Kurds. Unlike a ... Read full review

Review: Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages

User Review  - James Williams - Goodreads

When I came across this masterpiece in a second-hand bookshop in Madison, WI in September 2011 for 25 cents (!!) I could hardly believe my eyes. Had there been ten copies I would have taken them all ... Read full review

Review: Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages

User Review  - Martin Empson - Goodreads

Any study of the medieval European period finds that peasant rebellions and uprisings, far from being uncommon, are actually part of the fabric of a society dominated by feudal relations and class ... Read full review

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