The Cambridge Medieval History
by J. B. Bury
Publisher: The Macmillan Company 1911
Number of pages: 845
Planned by one of the most renowned Byzantinists and Medievalists of the day, John B. Bury, it became the de facto standard by which all comprehensive period histories would be measured. Essential for any serious student of medieval history, the definitive set for any serious historian.
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