A Companion to the Medieval World

A Companion to the Medieval World

Editor(s): Carol Lansing, Edward D. English

Published Online: 25 FEB 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405109222

Online ISBN: 9781444324198

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324198

About this Book

Drawing on the expertise of 26 distinguished scholars, this important volume covers the major issues in the study of medieval Europe, highlighting the significant impact the time period had on cultural forms and institutions central to European identity.

  • Examines changing approaches to the study of medieval Europe, its periodization, and central themes
  • Includes coverage of important questions such as identity and the self, sexuality and gender, emotionality and ethnicity, as well as more traditional topics such as economic and demographic expansion; kingship; and the rise of the West
  • Explores Europe's understanding of the wider world to place the study of the medieval society in a global context

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Middle Ages

  2. Part II: Early Medieval Foundations

  3. Part III: Populations and the Economy

  4. Part IV: Religious Culture

  5. Part V: Politics and Power

  6. Part VI: Technologies and Culture

  7. Part VII: The European Middle Ages

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