By Roger Price
Read Online or Download A Concise History of France (Cambridge Concise Histories) PDF
Similar european history books
On 14th October 1066 essentially the most dramatic occasions in historical past happened at Senlac close to Hastings whilst William, Duke of Normandy, challenged Harold II for the throne of britain. Following William the Conqueror's victory, directly, the ruling Anglo-Saxon elite have been swept apart, purely to get replaced by way of their Norman opposite numbers.
Medieval Spain is brilliantly recreated, in all its style and richness, during this finished survey. prone to turn into the normal paintings in English, the ebook treats the full Iberian Peninsula and the entire those who inhabited it, from the arrival of the Visigoths within the 5th century to the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella.
This research used to be the 1st systematic try to succeed in in the back of the parable of Henri IV - recognized for having introduced order to France after lengthy civil warfare - and explores the truth of his success. This moment variation has been considerably up-to-date.
The place medieval Denmark and Scandinavia as a complete has usually been obvious as a cultural backwater that passively and belatedly bought cultural and political impulses from Western Europe, Professor Michael H. Gelting and students encouraged via him have proven that the highbrow, non secular and political elite of Denmark actively participated within the renaissance and reformation of the imperative and later medieval interval.
- Netherland, Holland History: Origin, Settlement, Government system, People and environment, Travel and tourism
- Hincmar of Rheims: Life and work
- Crisis in an Atlantic Empire (The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science)
- Drawn and Dangerous: Italian Comics of the 1970s and 1980s
- Fools and idiots?: Intellectual disability in the Middle Ages (Disability History MUP)
Additional info for A Concise History of France (Cambridge Concise Histories)