For students studying history, preparing for exams, writing papers and otherwise engaged in class work, these concise, 'essential' study guides provide just the right amount of information; the brief explanations aren't tedious reading, yet neither do they provide too little information to be of use. Short chapters with sub-headings explore the political social, cultural, economic and philosophical issues and developments that have made an important impact on history--exactly what the time-pressed student needs. European History 500-1450 CE covers the Byzantine Empire, Islamic Civilization in the Middle Ages, the early Middle Ages, Economy & High Society in the Middle Ages, the church & culture in the High Middle Ages, the Late Middle Ages, and more. 112 pages, softcover.
REA’s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. Medieval History: 500 to 1450 AD discusses Byzantium, Islam civilization in the Middle Ages, Europe in antiquity, Charlemagne, the Carolingian Empire &Renaissance, manorialism and feudalism, the rise of the Papacy, the Holy Roman Empire, Norman England, the Crusades, the Black Death, and the Hundred Years' War.
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