The Middle Ages

The Middle Ages

An Encyclopedia for Students

Book - 1996
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To address the needs of younger students, the abridged text has been entirely rewritten in accessible language and shorter sentences. More than 300 illustrations, including photographs of art and architecture, maps, diagrams, and heraldic insignia, enliven the volumes. Additionally, three sections of full-colour plates display the daily life, the art and architecture, and the people of the Middle Ages. The list of entries is based on the original Dictionary of the Middle Ages. Topics have been selected for their interest to younger students, their relevance to the curriculum, their historical and multicultural importance (including the Jewish, Byzantine, and Islamic worlds), and their representation of women. The result is a curriculum-related list that includes accounts of Beowulf, the Medici Family, and Muhammad as well as more extensive surveys of broad topics like Agriculture and Feudalism.
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1996
ISBN: 9780684197739
0684197731
9780684804835
0684804832
9780684804842
0684804840
9780684804859
0684804859
9780684804866
0684804867
Branch Call Number: 940.1 Mi
Description: 4 volumes : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm

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