The gateway to the Middle Ages

by Eleanor Shipley Duckett in Ann Arbor] University of Michigan Press [1965

Written in English
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  • Medieval Literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Medieval Civilization,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26580290M

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The New Middle Ages is a series dedicated to pluridisciplinary studies of medieval cultures, with particular emphasis on recuperating women’s history and on feminist and gender analyses.

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Carrying out this critical approach, the author analyzes a wide range of.While this book is supposed to be about Europe in the Middle Ages, it starts off discussing America and where Americans came from. While this does provide some context for the study of history, it's a bit confusing at the beginning of a medieval history text.

The authors even find their way back to America by the end, when they discuss the ages of discovery and exploration.