History of the Middle Ages, 300-1500

ISBN-10: 0742554090
ISBN-13: 9780742554092
Edition: 2008
Authors: John M. Riddle
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List price: $66.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/13/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 536
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.706
Language: English

John M. Riddle is Chair of the History Department and Alumni Distinguished Professor, North Carolina State University.

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Slow Transition from Classical to Medieval World
The Transformation of Classical Civilization: The Political and Economic Story through the Fifth Century CE
What Made Rome?
The First Two Centuries of the Empire (37 BCE-200 CE)
Breakdown of the System in That Terrible Third Century
The Transformation of the Roman Empire (268-395): The Middle Ages Begin
Last Western Emperors
Perspectives on the Fall of the Western Empire
Conclusion
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Web Sites
The Transformation of Classical Civilization: Religion and Culture through the Fifth Century CE
The Quest for Meaning in the Pagan World
Rise of Christianity
Creators of the Christian Church
Latin Church Fathers
Women's Role in the Late Empire
Learning and the Arts
Conclusion
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Web Sites
Warriors, Farmers, and Saints in the Barbarian Kingdoms (200-600)
The Barbarian Background
Challenges to Assimilation
The German Kingdoms
Franks and the Merovingian Kingdom
Conversions, Saints, and Irish Christianity
Rome and the Roman Church
Conclusion
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Web Sites
Byzantine Empire: A Struggle for Unity and Regaining Past Glory (451-630)
Internal Conflicts in Byzantium (451-527)
Age of Justinian and Theodora (527-565)
Asian Tribes, Overextension, and Division in the Post-Justinian Era
Life in the Divided Byzantium (451-630)
Conclusion
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Web Sites
Islam: The Religion, Politics, and Culture (570-1000)
The Rise of Islam
Islam in Contact with Christianity
Problem of Succession
Islamic Society
Islamic States Mature
Pax Islamica
Conclusion
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Web Sites
Central Middle Ages
Technology, Society, and Politics in Early Medieval West (600-750)
Perspective on Technology
Britain's Anglo-Saxon Renaissance While Iberian Peninsula Struggles
Late Merovingian Gaul
Conclusion
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Web Sites
The Age of Charlemagne (750-814)
Manorial Life: Peasants, Nobility, and Clergy
The Changing Landscape
Charlemagne as King of the Franks
Charlemagne, the King Who Ruled
Women in the Carolingian Era
Charlemagne as Church Leader
Conclusion
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Web Sites
Europe: Disunited, Assaulted, and Saved (814-1024)
Disintegration of Charlemagne's Empire
The Vikings at Home
Vikings Southward, Southwestward
Vikings and Muslims in the Frankish Kingdoms and Iberia
Northmen in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Byzantium
The Norsemen in the Atlantic: Iceland, Greenland, and North America
Germany, Italy, and the Holy Roman Empire
Conclusion
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Web Sites
New Devotion, Growth of Towns, and Commerce (950-1100)
The Beginnings of Monastic Reforms: Cluny and the Benedictine Centuries
Investiture Struggle
Reurbanization in the Great Turnaround (1000-1200)
Expansion of Long- and Short-Distance Commerce
Technology and Towns Alter Cultural Roles
Development of Feudal States
Conclusion
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Web Sites
High Middle Ages
The Era of the First Crusade (1071-1097)
The East on the Eve of the First Crusade
First Crusade
Technology Innovations and Transfers
Peasants, Monks, Lords, and Land
Intellectual Revival
Conclusion
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Web Sites
The Renaissance of the Twelfth Century
The Western Kingdoms
Rise of Universities
Wine, Women, Song, and Counterculture
Islamic Learning and Its Assimilation in the West
Second Crusade
The Greek and Slavic East
Western Europe at End of Century
Conclusion
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Web Sites
The Flowering of the Middle Ages (ca. 1150-1300)
Just Law, Just War, and Monarchy
Fair Price and Medieval Economic Theory
Monastic Reforms, Poverty, and Property
The Conflict over Reason
Medicine as Science
History and Historians: Breaking with Classical Tradition
Gothic Art and Architecture
The Romances
Women and Gender Relations
Conclusion
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Web Sites
The Transition from the Medieval to Modern Periods
Falcons, Swords, Occam's Razor, and Germs: From Bouvines to the Black Death (1214-1347)
Empire from Frederick II to the Hapsburgs
The Papacy and Crusades Gone Awry
France
England, Scotland, and Ireland
Iberia and Northern Italy
Northern and Eastern Europe
Aristocrats, Peasants, and Burghers in Transition
Metaphysical Foundations of Modern Science
Economic Downturn and Black Death
Conclusion
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Web Sites
Conformity, Creativity, and Authority (1350-1500)
Nonconformists and Non-Christians
Italy, the Paradox
Art and Architecture in Italy: A Renovatio
Italian Literature and Letters
Art and Letters in Northern Europe and Arabia
Conclusion
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Web Sites
The Medieval Twilight in Europe and Western Asia: Decay and Discovery
Science and Technology
Spain Unites, Portugal Excepted
British Isles and Civil Strife
France: Apanages, Taxes, and Wars
Holy Roman Empire and Eastern Europe
Byzantium, Turks, Tamerlane and Muslim East
"Pessimism and the Ideal of the Sublime Life"
Demographic Trends and Witchcraft
Conclusion
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Web Sites
Epilogue: The Legacy of the Middle Ages
Roman Empire to 500
500 to 1500
Index
About the Author

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