By Rosamond McKitterick

This quantity of the recent Cambridge Medieval heritage covers many of the interval of Frankish and Carolingian dominance in western Europe. It was once considered one of awesome political and cultural coherence, mixed with the most important, very various and formative advancements in each sphere of lifestyles. Adopting an interdisciplinary strategy, the authors research the interplay among rulers and governed, how energy and authority truly labored, and the society and tradition of Europe as an entire. the quantity is split into 4 elements. half I encompasses the occasions and political advancements within the entire of the British Isles, the west and east Frankish kingdoms, Scandinavia, the Slavic and Balkan areas, Spain, Italy, and people facets of Byzantine and Muslim heritage which impinged at the west among c. seven hundred and c. 900. components II, III and IV disguise topics and themes pertaining to church and society, and cultural and highbrow advancements.

Show description

Read Online or Download The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume 2, c.700-c.900 PDF

Similar Europe books

Aspects of European History: 1494-1789 (University Paperbacks)

Lee's ebook takes an analytical method of various themes in early smooth eu historical past, from the Renaissance to the French Revolution, exhibiting numerous tools that may be used to offer a subject or argument in an essay or examination.

A History of Greek Mathematics, Vol. 1: From Thales to Euclid

"As it truly is, the ebook is crucial; it has, certainly, no critical English rival. " — instances Literary complement. Volume I of an authoritative two-volume set that covers the necessities of arithmetic and contains each landmark innovation and every vital determine. This quantity good points full of life discourses on Euclid, Apollonius, and others.

The New Cambridge Medieval History, Vol. 6: c.1300-c.1415

The 6th quantity of the recent Cambridge Medieval heritage bargains an authoritative synthesis of the key issues in eu fourteenth-century historical past, written via major British, continental and American students. It offers a wide-ranging account of a interval of significant social, political and cultural swap, punctuated via the best normal catastrophe skilled through mankind, the Black loss of life.

Extra info for The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume 2, c.700-c.900

Show sample text content

Rated 4.17 of 5 – based on 37 votes