The Waning of the Middle Ages: A Study of the Forms of Life, Thought and Art in France and the Netherlands in the XIVth and XVth Centuries

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E. Arnold, 1963 - Civilization, Medieval - 328 pages

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I read the old translation (The Waning of the Middle Ages) many years ago and found it vivid. I understand this new translation is considered better and conveys a more positive image of the late middle ages. Read full review

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This wonderful book has kept me enthralled over the last four days. This is a translation from a Dutch edition published in 1921, made in 1996 by Payton and Hammitzsch. Huizinga takes a critical look ... Read full review

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Pessimism and the Ideal of the Sublime Life
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The Hierarchic Conception of Society 146 J IV The Idea of Chivalry 56 I
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The Dream of Heroism and of Love M
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