Life in the Middle Ages - Richard Winston

Life in the Middle Ages

By Richard Winston

  • Release Date: 2017-02-09
  • Genre: Europe
Score: 3.5
3.5
From 19 Ratings

Description

Here, National Book Award winner Richard Winston explores life in the Middle Ages - from the fifth to the fifteenth centuries, beginning with the fall of the Roman Empire and ending with the dawn of the Renaissance. In both countryside and cities, from the peasants to the bourgeoisie to the nobility, no aspect of life in this era is left unexplored.

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Reviews

  • Interesting overview of medieval France

    5
    By historymann49
    Very interesting and informative look at life in France during the Middle Ages. The title is misleading, given the fact that it only covers the Middle Ages in France and not throughout Europe, but the book is enjoyable and educationally valuable. I would have liked more detail on the various topics covered - and better editing (numerous spelling and grammatical errors) - but I'm glad I read it.
  • life in the Middle Ages

    2
    By tedstips
    the intro says that period was the 5 th thru the 15 th century, I assumed the period was around 12th- 15 th centuries. The book wanders a bit,no structure to it. Moreover most of it shows dates in 14-15th centuries,and I would say it deals 85% withFrance,and particularly Paris,one of the biggest cities of its time. Thus life for average citizen,living in a smaller town,is not illuminated. all in all worth about $1.99, like mostBookbub titles
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