The Later Middle Ages, 1272-1485
by George Holmes
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 1966
Number of pages: 308
The book combines a clear narrative with an analysis of many aspects of history: social, economic, religious, cultural and so forth. Author's aim has been to write an intelligible introduction to this period of history for those who are reading about it for the first time. He did not try to be original and draw constantly on the works of other scholars.
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