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❰EPUB❯ ✻ The Making of the Middle Ages Author R.W. Southern – American-fiction.co Alternate cover edition for ISBN 0300002300This is an absorbing study of the main personalities and the influences that molded the history of Western Europe from the late tenth to the early thirteenthAlternate cover edition for ISBN 0300002300This is an absorbing study of the main personalities.

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  1. Cat Cat says:

    The Making of the Middle Ages eBook ´ Making of the ↠ Kindle american fiction.co making book, middle free, ages free, The Making kindle, of the download, Making of the mobile, The Making of the Middle Ages PDF/EPUBAn acknolwedged classic of european history RW Southern's The Middle Ages focuses on the period between 900 and 1200 AD His geopgraphic focus is mostly northern france with some asides to Germany Italy Southern France and England His main thesis is the idea that this period saw the emergence of a personal devotion to faith via monasticism that in turn prefigured the rise of invdividual identity in western culture No small accomplishment that thesis and no s


  2. Jan-Maat Jan-Maat says:

    The Making of the Middle Ages eBook ´ Making of the ↠ Kindle american fiction.co making book, middle free, ages free, The Making kindle, of the download, Making of the mobile, The Making of the Middle Ages PDF/EPUB2nd reviewThis is certainly an elegant summation eually I find it idiosyncratic view spoiler a book about 11th and 12th century


  3. Jonfaith Jonfaith says:

    The Making of the Middle Ages eBook ´ Making of the ↠ Kindle american fiction.co making book, middle free, ages free, The Making kindle, of the download, Making of the mobile, The Making of the Middle Ages PDF/EPUBAfter this brief appearance he vanished from history and the whole incident might be dismissed as one of those inexplicable approaches of worlds moving in different orbits and disturbing for a moment the even tenor tenor of their course were it not for what followed My reading progression was routinely distracted last week This is customary hardly an aberration A return to Chinese literature was a possibility The killings at Charlie Hebdo changed that I really appreciate Dr Southern's work I'm sure there have been successive waves of disput


  4. Domhnall Domhnall says:

    The Making of the Middle Ages eBook ´ Making of the ↠ Kindle american fiction.co making book, middle free, ages free, The Making kindle, of the download, Making of the mobile, The Making of the Middle Ages PDF/EPUBThis is a well written and interesting book a pleasure to read and illuminating with many small gems along the way It is a commentary really on cultural changes over the tenth eleventh and twelfth centuries Its first section concerns the opening up of Western European minds to the existence of very different cultures beyond their boundaries There was a total absence of strategic large scale thinking so that the crusades and the eventual capturing of Constantinople provoked changes that were


  5. Kate Kate says:

    The Making of the Middle Ages eBook ´ Making of the ↠ Kindle american fiction.co making book, middle free, ages free, The Making kindle, of the download, Making of the mobile, The Making of the Middle Ages PDF/EPUBThis was a favorite text from one of my undergraduate history courses and I have owned it for so long that the Yale University Press paperback edition that cost me 245 so man


  6. Glen Glen says:

    The Making of the Middle Ages eBook ´ Making of the ↠ Kindle american fiction.co making book, middle free, ages free, The Making kindle, of the download, Making of the mobile, The Making of the Middle Ages PDF/EPUBA great history book of how the collapse of the Roman Empire brought on what we call the Middle Ages by adjusting to the facts on the groundI felt it was a bit too Anglo centric but that was probably where most of the author's sources were located


  7. Ned Ned says:

    The Making of the Middle Ages eBook ´ Making of the ↠ Kindle american fiction.co making book, middle free, ages free, The Making kindle, of the download, Making of the mobile, The Making of the Middle Ages PDF/EPUBDon't let my 'star rating' fool ya This is a really good overview of the essential bits that tie together what made medieval Europe what it was c 900 1205 and what it would revolve against later Anyone at least mildly interested in the era should give this take at least a uick once over lookWritten after WWII it really does seem to be trying to say all that was necessary about this formative period in euro history at a time when the western world was wanting to start over againHighlights The families of Inglegarius Counts of Anjou France c 900 1150 how they got that way how they kept it upThe changed and changing relations of serf and noble free and dependentThe changed and changing relations between pope and em


  8. Suzannah Suzannah says:

    The Making of the Middle Ages eBook ´ Making of the ↠ Kindle american fiction.co making book, middle free, ages free, The Making kindle, of the download, Making of the mobile, The Making of the Middle Ages PDF/EPUBMy most recent Crusader research read RW Southern's classic The Making of the Middle Ages In hindsight this book was uite different to what I expected It focused on the eleventh and twelfth centuries which was very helpful but it was a very birds eye view of the history Southern rarely descends to details In this book he is most concerned with the tides of thought and belief and cultural development occurring b


  9. AC AC says:

    The Making of the Middle Ages eBook ´ Making of the ↠ Kindle american fiction.co making book, middle free, ages free, The Making kindle, of the download, Making of the mobile, The Making of the Middle Ages PDF/EPUBThe humanization of Christ born from the changes in monasticism wrought by St Anselm and St Bernard the birth of a new piety of interiority the move in the arts and in literature from epic to romance nothing less than this the origins of the modern subjective self which Southern traces to the new monasticism of the 12th cen is the thesis of this final chapter of which all the earlier chapters are simply prelude An important book though the topic itself is predictably dry medieval theology monastic rule St Anselm etcCompareThe Aaby Crucifix Denmark c 1050 1100 WithThe Tirstrup Crucifix Denmark c 1150 you should magnify the heads to get the proper contrast


  10. Lee Broderick Lee Broderick says:

    The Making of the Middle Ages eBook ´ Making of the ↠ Kindle american fiction.co making book, middle free, ages free, The Making kindle, of the download, Making of the mobile, The Making of the Middle Ages PDF/EPUBAll roads lead from Rome? It's impossible to read this book in anything other than the light of the post War Britain RW Southern was writing in countering the Germanic worshipping Victorians he remains locked into a discourse of cultural evolution The German societies of Victorian England were uickly forgotten after WWI presenting something of an embarrassment and a little of that is present here tooSouthern sets out in this book to write a history of European thought of the eleventh and twelfth centuries a fact at once obvious and obscured by the title as we read it today Writing in Britain he very plainly sees British history as a part of this greater whole and if not linking England to Germany then where to? He solves the answer at a stroke by relying on the Norman aristocracy as being somehow representative of Britain explicitly including Ireland and Scotland in the Romance language orbit by proxy Such an artificial


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