Manners, Customs, and Dress During the Middle Ages, and During the Renaissance Period
by Paul Lacroix
Publisher: D. Appleton 1874
Number of pages: 660
From the table of contents: Disorganization of the West at the beginning of the Middle Ages; Elements of feudalism; Private life in the castles, the towns, and the rural districts; Food and cookery; Hunting; Games and pastimes; Commerce; Guilds and trade corporations; Taxes, money, and finance; Law and the administration of justice; Secret tribunals; Refinements of penal cruelty; Tortures for different purposes; Jews; Gypsies, tramps, beggars, and cours des miracles; Ceremonials; Costumes.
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by Mary Platt Parmele - Charles Scribners' Sons
The book gives a good overview of the history of social and political life in the Russia from the earliest times to about the turn of the 20th century. The author's style is a flowing narrative that ties together the various historical events.
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by August E. V. Anderson - Houghton Mifflin Company
An extraordinary memoir by a man who actually met Hitler in 1904. Their passion for music created a friendship, and a roommate situation. This book deals with the darkest, perhaps the most formative, and the most interesting period of Hitler's life.
by Mark Damen - Utah State University
The purpose of this course is to survey the development of various Western civilizations from antiquity through the late Middle Ages. Our goal is to advance your skills in articulating issues centering around historical events and figures.