A Source Book for Mediaeval History
by E.H. McNeal, O.J. Thatcher
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons 1903
Number of pages: 598
Our purpose in general has been to present material touching only what may be called the most important matters (persons, events, movements, institutions, and conditions) of the whole medieval period. We have not tried to make a complete source-book for the period, but only to offer in usable form illustrative material which may be of service to both teacher and student in general or information courses.
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