Europe



This Book Provides A Classic Introduction To A Key Period In The History Of Europe The Transition From Medieval To Renaissance Europe In This Updated Edition, Professor Holmes Traces The Main Political Events As Well As Describing Broader Changes In Social Structure And Culture He Reveals The Interactions Between Politics, Society And Ideas That Contributed To The Problems And Changes Of This Period.Europe

George Arthur Holmes FBA born 22 April 1927 in Aberystwth died 29 January 2009 was Chichele Professor of Medieval History at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, 1989 94.

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  • Hardcover
  • 296 pages
  • Europe
  • George Arthur Holmes
  • English
  • 20 September 2018
  • 9780631215004

10 thoughts on “Europe

  1. says:

    A overview of the latter middle ages17 June 2012 This book pretty much read like my Medieval and Renaissance History subject at university, though it was set over a much tighter period The period explored is between 1300 to 1450, which is the later medieval period, at a time when the Renaissance was just beginning in Italy and the Byzantine empire was in decline It was during this time that Constantinople fell to the invading Turks who had laid seige the city The Iberian Peninsula had been liberated from the Moor occupiers, but was not yet modern Spain rather it was the two kingdoms of Aragon and Castille , though they had merged by 1450 This was also the period of the Spanish Inquisition which is not surprising since the idea was to remove the remaining non Christians on the peninsula Meanwhile, England and France were at war, and would remain so the entire time, and at the conclusion of the war which was the Hundred Years War England had been expelled from the continent So, that was the run down of the period and I guess we should consider what important events occurred during this time and how it chan...

  2. says:

    A great look at the fragmentation of the period without many of the nations that came later He covers the papal schism, the beginnings of reformation and renaissance.

  3. says:

    Wandering through the corridors of time can be an utterly strange and compelling experience, particularly when your guide is as lucid and informative as George Holmes is in this account of the History of Europe from 1320 1450 This Late Medieval perio...

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