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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • c 500 CE to c 1000 CE,
  • History: World,
  • Historiography,
  • History - General History,
  • Rites and ceremonies, Medieval,
  • Europe,
  • Germany,
  • USA,
  • Medieval,
  • Europe - General,
  • Historiography--History,
  • Historiography--History Historiography--Histo,
  • History / Europe / General,
  • History / Medieval,
  • History : Europe - General,
  • History : Historiography,
  • History,
  • Memory,
  • Middle Ages

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsGerd Althoff (Editor), Johannes Fried (Editor), Patrick J. Geary (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7753489M
ISBN 100521780667
ISBN 109780521780667

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