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Thinking medieval : an introduction to the study of the Middle Ages

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Kirtland Community College Library D 116 .B85 2005 30775305486020 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 1403912947
  • ISBN: 9781403912947
  • ISBN: 1403912955
  • ISBN: 9781403912954
  • Physical Description: print
    viii, 158 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Popular images of the Middle Ages -- What are the 'Middle Ages'? -- The evidence for medieval history -- Is medieval history relevant?
Summary, etc.: This book examines the place of the Middle Ages in modern popular culture, exploring the roots of the stereotypes that appear in films, on television and in the press. The book also asks whether "medieval" is indeed a useful category in terms of historical periodization. It investigates some of the particular challenges posed by medieval sources and the ways in which they have survived, and concludes with an exploration of the relevance of medieval history in today's world.
Subject: Middle Ages Study and teaching
Civilization, Medieval Study and teaching
Middle Ages Historiography
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