Category Archives: Middle Ages

Download E-books From Memory to Written Record: England 1066 - 1307 PDF

This seminal paintings of scholarship, which lines the advance of literacy in medieval England, is now totally up to date in a 3rd edition.

  • This ebook serves as an advent to medieval books and records for graduate scholars in the course of the world
  • Features a very re-written first bankruptcy, ‘Memories and Myths of the Norman Conquest', and a brand new postscript via the writer reflecting at the reception to the unique e-book and discussing contemporary scholarship on medieval literacy
  • Includes a revised advisor to extra interpreting and a revision of the plates which illustrate medieval manuscripts in detail

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Download E-books The Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages, Revised and Expanded Edition PDF

By Norman Cohn

The center a while inherited from antiquity a practice of prophecy and gave it new lifestyles. this custom foretold a millennium during which humanity may get pleasure from a brand new paradise on the earth, loose from anguish and sin. this can be the tale of these millenarian fanaticisms, and issues to their endurance within the smooth period.

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Download E-books Medieval Science, Technology, and Medicine: An Encyclopedia (Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages) PDF

Medieval technological know-how, know-how, and Medicine information the total scope of medical wisdom within the medieval interval in additional than three hundred A to Z entries. This source discusses the learn, program of information, cultural and expertise exchanges, experimentation, and achievements within the many disciplines concerning technological know-how and expertise. insurance contains innovations, discoveries, recommendations, locations and fields of research, areas, and important members to numerous fields of technology. There also are entries on South-Central and East Asian technological know-how. This reference paintings offers an exam of medieval clinical culture in addition to an appreciation for the connection among medieval technological know-how and the traditions it supplanted and people who changed it.

For an entire checklist of entries, individuals, and extra, stopover at the Routledge Encyclopedias of the center Ages web site.

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Download E-books Money and its Use in Medieval Europe PDF

By Peter Spufford

This can be a full-scale learn of the historical past of cash, no longer in basic terms of coinage, to were written for medieval Europe. The ebook isn't really constrained to 1 state, or to anybody interval or subject, yet extracts crucial components for the historian around the broadest attainable canvas. Its scope extends from the mining of useful metals at the one hand, to banking, together with using cheques and debts of alternate, at the different. Chapters are prepared chronologically, instead of locally or thematically, and provide a close photograph of the numerous and altering roles performed through funds, in all its varieties, in all elements of Europe during the center a while. therefore funds is obvious as having differing values for differing elements of person societies. The e-book indicates cash relocating and altering due to battle and exchange and different political, fiscal and ecclesiastical actions with out regard for nationwide boundaries or the intended separation among 'East' and 'West'.

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Download E-books Our Parents, Ourselves: How American Health Care Imperils Middle Age and Beyond PDF

By Judith Steinberg Turiel

The prospect of taking good care of aged kinfolk who might be too outdated, fragile, or forgetful to regulate on their lonesome looms huge for hundreds of thousands of girls and males who're unprepared for the problems such an event can carry. Written via a daughter of getting older mom and dad, this publication takes a decent, unflinching examine getting older in the US, weaving jointly own tales with present scientific info to track precisely how social and healthiness care rules are affecting day-by-day lives. Judith Steinberg Turiel addresses such themes as fit getting older and self sufficient dwelling; psychological impairment attributable to Alzheimer's, different dementias, and melancholy; ladies as caregivers; well-being care rationing; the facility of prescription drug makers; end-of-life care; and customers for Medicare. Her booklet sincerely demonstrates the urgent desire for caliber wellbeing and fitness deal with humans of all ages—through common, publicly funded healthiness insurance.

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Download E-books Professeurs d'espérance PDF

By Jean Bedard

Maître Eckhart, le mystique

Nicolas de Cues, l'homme de paix

Comenius, l'éducateur « Le cosmos n'est qu'un extraordinaire processus de spatialisation, de développement d'un germe créateur. Dans l'instant, c'est une musique ; dans los angeles mémoire, c'est un paysage ; pour l'heure, c'est une tragédie ; dans le futur, c'est une apothéose. » Après los angeles parution de Marguerite Porète, l'inspiration de Maître Eckhart (VLB éditeur, 2012), Jean Bédard suggest de réunir et une grande fresque les types entièrement remaniées de ses romans biographiques sur Maître Eckhart, Nicolas de Cues et Comenius.

Dans une prose brilliant et inspirée, il nous fait partager le destin de ces trois personnages qui, chacun à leur façon, ont participé aux grands débats de l. a. pensée du Moyen Âge et de los angeles Renaissance. Leur philosophie, que traverse une inextinguible quête de liberté, rencontre d'une manière étonnante les enjeux fondamentaux de notre temps et offre une clé pour renouveler notre imaginative and prescient du monde.

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Download E-books Shaping Medieval Markets: The Organisation of Commodity Markets in Holland, c. 1200–c. 1450 (Global Economic History Series, Volume 8) PDF

By Jessica Dijkman

The overdue heart a while witnessed the transformation of the county of Holland from a peripheral agrarian quarter to a hugely commercialised and urbanised one. This ebook examines how the agency of commodity markets contributed to this extraordinary improvement. evaluating Holland to England and Flanders, the e-book exhibits that Hollands particular background of reclamation and payment had given upward thrust to a beneficial stability of powers among kingdom, the Aristocracy, cities and rural groups that decreased possibilities for rent-seeking and favoured the increase of effective markets. This allowed burghers, peasants and fishermen to take complete good thing about new possibilities offered via altering monetary and ecological conditions within the overdue fourteenth and early 15th centuries.

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Download E-books Medieval Narrative: An Introduction PDF

By Tony Davenport

Medieval Narrative bargains scholars an creation to the diversity of narrative genres and techniques of the medieval interval and explores the ways that medieval theories of narrative should be in comparison with modern-day theories. during the textual content the writer attracts from quite a lot of examples, together with Chaucer's Canterbury stories, the Ancrene Wisse, and continental examples of medieval narrative akin to Boccaccio's Il Filostrato.

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Download E-books The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 2: The Middle Ages: Tests and Answer Key (Story of the World) PDF

By Susan Wise Bauer, Elizabeth Rountree

[b]History has been taught in a humdrum means for much too lengthy. a subject matter as relocating and robust as humanity's earlier can be inviting, and while it's advised good, it's. Susan clever Bauer succeeds in telling the alluring tale of heritage together with her best-selling background sequence. mom and dad and younger readers have fallen in love along with her narrative historical past, The tale of the World, and its accompanying task booklet. Now academics and residential educators can make the most of a brand new and worthy studying device: the exams and resolution Key package.

integrated are forty two assessments: one for every bankruptcy of The tale of the World. ideal for comparing comprehension and retention. The narrative layout of The tale of the World is helping teenagers consider the well-known humans, areas, and occasions in heritage. those exams provide you with an effective way to ensure that your baby is soaking up the real occasions from international background. a mixture of a number of selection, matching, fill-in-the-blank, and brief writing samples let you overview your child's retention and comprehension of key occasions in The tale of the World. The checks package deal includes a solution key for all tests.

those easy-to-use checks and resolution keys, effectively utilized by 1000's of folks and academics, supply an goal process for measuring retention of key evidence, figures, and occasions from historical past. a mix of sequencing, matching, short-answer, and essay-style questions offers scholars an opportunity to teach what they've discovered. Used with The tale of the World textual content e-book and task publication (sold separately), the attempt and resolution Key supplies educators an entire historical past curriculum for his or her simple institution scholars.

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