A Source Book for Mediaeval History
by E.H. McNeal, O.J. Thatcher
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons 1903
Number of pages: 598
Our purpose in general has been to present material touching only what may be called the most important matters (persons, events, movements, institutions, and conditions) of the whole medieval period. We have not tried to make a complete source-book for the period, but only to offer in usable form illustrative material which may be of service to both teacher and student in general or information courses.
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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.
by A. H. Johnson - Rivingtons
A singularly clear, thorough, and consistent account of the great movements and great events of the time. Mr. Johnson was well known as one of the most experienced and successful teachers of history at Oxford, and the book has all the merits...
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An intelligible introduction to this period of history for those who are reading about it for the first time. The book combines a clear narrative with an analysis of many aspects of history: social, economic, religious, cultural and so forth.