Table of contents for The Cambridge illustrated history of the Middle Ages / edited by Robert Fossier ; translated by Janet Sondheimer.

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Volume I: 350-950 Spans the beginning of the Middle Ages, a period marked not only 
by change, plague and civil strife but also by the rise of the church, the growing
 importance of Byzantium and the flowering of the Carolingian Renaissance. 
Hardback 0 521 26644 0  1989 246 x 189mm 579pp. many half-tones 20 line diagrams 

Volume II: 950-1250  Begins at the turn of the millennium and covers the extraordinary 
rebirth of Europe, in terms of demographic expansion, agrarian settlement and 
organisation, the establishment of towns and villages, the ascendancy of the feudal 
system, the appearance of formal states and kingdoms, and the dramatic controlling 
ascendancy of the western Church.  Hardback 0 521 26645 9 1997 246 x 189mm 
575pp.  many half-tones 32 colour plates 16 maps 3 figures 

Volume III: 1250-1520 Covers the close of the Middle Ages, an era of crisis, plague, 
famine and civil strife, and yet also, towards its end, of vigorous economic and colonial 
expansion, intellectual renewal and religious reformation. Hardback 0 521 26646 7 1986 
246 x 189mm 554pp. many half tones

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Civilization, Medieval