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Item:382076322363Inventing the Middle Ages by Norman F. Cantor Estimated delivery 3-12 business days Format Paperback Condition Brand New Description Our images of the Middle Ages—of wars, tournaments, and plagues, of kings and saints, of knights and ladies—are so vivid that it might be difficult to imagine them as modern conventions. In this ground-breaking work, medieval scholar Norman F. Cantor explores the lives, works, and "conjurings" of the great medievalists of the early 20th century. Publisher Description INVENTING THE MIDDLE AGESThe Lives, Works, and Ideas of the Great Medievalists of the Twentieth CenturyIn this ground-breaking work, Norman Cantor explains how our current notion of the Middle Ages-with its vivid images of wars, tournaments, plagues, saints and kings, knights and ladies-was born in the twentieth century. The medieval world was not simply excavated through systematic research. It had to be conceptually created: It had to be invented, and this is the story of that invention.Norman Cantor focuses on the lives and works of twenty of the great medievalists of this century, demonstrating how the events of their lives, and their spiritual and emotional outlooks, influenced their interpretations of the Middle Ages. Cantor makes their scholarship an intensely personal and passionate exercise, full of color and controversy, displaying the strong personalities and creative minds that brought new insights about the past.A revolution in academic method, this book is a breakthrough to a new way of teaching the humanities and historiography, to be enjoyed by student and general public alike. It takes an immense body of learning and transmits it so that readers come away fully informed of the essentials of the subject, perceiving the interconnection of medieval civilization with the culture of the twentieth century and having had a good time while doing it This is a riveting, entertaining, humorous, and learned read, compulsory for anyone concerned about the past and future of Western civilization. Author Biography Norman F. Cantor was Emeritus Professor of History, Soci Norman F. Cantor was Emeritus Professor of History, Soci Norman F. Cantor was Emeritus Professor of History, Soci Norman F. Cantor was Emeritus Professor of History, Sociology, and Comparative Literature at New York University. Hiology, and Comparative Literature at New York University. Hiology, and Comparative Literature at New York University. Hiology, and Comparative Literature at New York University. His many books include "In the Wake of the Plague", "Inventings many books include "In the Wake of the Plague", "Inventings m Details ISBN 0688123023 ISBN-13 9780688123024 Title Inventing the Middle Ages Author Norman F. Cantor Format Paperback Year 1993 Pages 480 Edition 1st Publisher Harper Perennial Dimensions6.1 in. x 1.3 in. x 9.4 in. GE_Item_ID:8347780; About Us Grand Eagle Retail is the ideal place for all your shopping needs! With fast shipping, low prices, friendly service and over 1,000,000 in stock items - you're bound to find what you want, at a price you'll love! Shipping & Delivery Times Shipping is FREE to any address in USA. Please view eBay estimated delivery times at the top of the listing. Deliveries are made by either USPS or Courier. We are unable to deliver faster than stated. International deliveries will take 1-6 weeks. NOTE: We are unable to offer combined shipping for multiple items purchased. This is because our items are shipped from different locations. Returns If you wish to return an item, please consult our Returns Policy as below: Please contact Customer Services and request "Return Authorisation" before you send your item back to us. Unauthorised returns will not be accepted. Returns must be postmarked within 4 business days of authorisation and must be in resellable condition. Returns are shipped at the customer's risk. We cannot take responsibility for items which are lost or damaged in transit. For purchases where a shipping charge was paid, there will be no refund of the original shipping charge. Additional Questions If you have any questions please feel free to Contact Us. Categories Baby Books Electronics Fashion Games Health & Beauty Home, Garden & Pets Movies Music Sports & Outdoors ToysCondition:Brand New, ISBN-13:9780688123024, Publication Year:1993, Language:English, Format:Paperback
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