Those Terrible Middle Ages! Debunking the Myths   -     By: Rgine Pernoud
Buy Item $13.46 Retail: $14.95 Save 10% ($1.49) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Those Terrible Middle Ages! Debunking the Myths

Ignatius Press / 2000 / Paperback

$13.46 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $14.95
|
Save 10% ($1.49)
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
CBD Stock No: WW07811

Current Promotions
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.

Product Description

As she examines the many misconceptions about the "Middle Ages" the reown French historian, Regine Peroud gives the reader a refreshingly original perspective on many subjects, both historical as well as eminently modern. here are fascinating insights, based on Peroud'd sound knowledge and extensive experience as an archivist at the French National Archives. The book will be provocative for the general readers as well as a helpful resource for teachers of most levels of education.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 160
Vendor: Ignatius Press
Publication Date: 2000
Dimensions: 8 X 5.25 X .5 (inches)
ISBN: 0898707811
ISBN-13: 9780898707816
UPC: 008987078111
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Related Products

  1. Joan of Arc: Her Story
    Joan of Arc: Her Story
    Regine Pernoud, Marie-Veronique Clin
    Saint Martin's Press / 1999 / Trade Paperback
    $8.39 Retail: $18.95 Save 56% ($10.56)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW27302

Publisher's Description

As she examines the many misconceptions about the "Middle Ages", the renown French historian, Regine Pernoud, gives the reader a refreshingly original perspective on many subjects, both historical (from the Inquisition and witchcraft trials to a comparison of Gothic and Renaissance creative inspiration) as well as eminently modern (from law and the place of women in society to the importance of history and tradition). Here are fascinating insights, based on Pernoud's sound knowledge and extensive experience as an archivist at the French National Archives. The book will be provocative for the general readers as well as a helpful resource for teachers.

Scorned for centuries, although lauded by the Romantics, these thousand years of history have most often been concealed behind the dark clouds of ignorance: Why, didn't godiche (clumsy, oafish) come from gothique (Gothic)? Doesn't "fuedal" refer to the most hopeless obscurantism? Isn't "Medieval" applied to dust-covered, outmoded things?

Here the old varnish is stripped away and a thousand years of history finally emerge -- the "Middle Ages" are dead, long live the Middle Ages

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Jerusalem in Bible & Archaeology: The First Temple  Period
    Jerusalem in Bible & Archaeology: The First Temple Period
    Andrew C. Vaughn, Anne E. Killebrew
    Society of Biblical Literature / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $34.99 Retail: $49.95 Save 30% ($14.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW830660
  2. Roots Of Christian Mysticism: Texts From The Patristic Era With Commentary, Second Edition
    Roots Of Christian Mysticism: Texts From The Patristic Era With Commentary, Second Edition
    Oliver Clement
    New City Press / Trade Paperback
    $19.99 Retail: $29.95 Save 33% ($9.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW484856
  3. The Chronological Life of Christ
    The Chronological Life of Christ
    Mark E. Moore
    College Press Publishing / 2007 / Hardcover
    $26.99 Retail: $39.99 Save 33% ($13.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW09511X
  4. The Art of God: The Heavens and the Earth
    The Art of God: The Heavens and the Earth
    Ric Ergenbright
    Tyndale House / 1999 / Hardcover
    $16.99 Retail: $24.99 Save 32% ($8.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW18984

Availability

Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search