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Published: 29 July 2010

1,968 Pages | Over 500 b+w half tones and 50 maps

10.9 x 8.6 inches

ISBN: 9780198662624

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages (4 volume set)

Edited by Robert E. Bjork

  • Includes over 5,000 A-Z entries, written by more than 800 international scholars
  • Ten geographical editors and sixteen topical editors ensure the broadest and most balanced coverage possible - from Archaeology to Technology
  • In-depth topical entries on the lives of women and children during the period in all of the geographical areas represented, as well as in Jewish and Islamic society, make this a uniquely comprehensive set
  • Exceptionally broad coverage of topics such as music, medicine, and technology makes this an unparalleled resource
  • Each entry includes an up-to-date bibliography to guide further reading and research
  • Extensive cross-referencing, a general index, and a thematic listing of entries enhance browsing and ensure readers will find information quickly and easily
  • Over 500 carefully selected illustrations and 40 maps provide essential visual support to the text