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The Middle Ages

by Morris Bishop

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Like your British grandfather telling stories by the fire. There are no notes or references, so who knows how accurate this is, but Bishop's a good storyteller. ( )
  ben_h | Apr 6, 2011 |
This is one of the most enjoyable introductions to the middle ages. I recommend it to a beginner as a good overview.
  Kudrun | Oct 27, 2008 |
One of the most accessible history books I have read, being a non-History specialist. ( )
  saliero | Feb 16, 2008 |
A nice conscise history of the Middle Ages. The book covers chivalry, religion, philosophy, society, etc. ( )
  ck2935 | May 19, 2007 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 061805703X, Paperback)

In this single indispensable volume, one of America’s ranking scholars combines a life’s work of research and teaching with the art of lively narration. Both authoriatative and beautifully told, THE MIDDLE AGES is the full story of the thousand years between the fall of Rome and the Renaissance — a time that saw the rise of kings and emperors, the flowering of knighthood, the development of Europe, the increasing power of the Church, and the advent of the middle class. With exceptional grace and wit, Morris Bishop vividly reconstructs this distinctive era of European history in a work that will inform and delight scholars and general readers alike.

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Reprint of The Horizon book of the Middle Ages, published in 1968. Presents the full story of the thousand years between the fall of Rome and the Renaissance.

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