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The Resource The Middle Ages : facts and fictions, Winston Black

The Middle Ages : facts and fictions, Winston Black

Label
The Middle Ages : facts and fictions
Title
The Middle Ages
Title remainder
facts and fictions
Statement of responsibility
Winston Black
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book guides readers through ten pervasive fictions about medieval history, provides them with the sources and analytical tools to critique those fictions, and identifies what really happened in the Middle Ages. Provides an overview of a particular historical misconception and its corresponding truth. Presents primary source documents to help readers to see how the misconceptions developed and spread, and provide evidence for what we now believe to be the historical truth behind each fiction. Suggests further reading and additional sources of information, and fosters critical thinking skills and engages readers with the history of the Middle Ages
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Black, Winston E.
Dewey number
940.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D117
LC item number
.B49 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Historical facts and fictions
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle Ages
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • History
Label
The Middle Ages : facts and fictions, Winston Black
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Middle Ages were the Dark Ages -- Medieval people thought the Earth was flat -- Peasants never bathed, and they ate rotten meat -- People were terrified of the year 1000 -- Medieval wars were fought by knights on horseback -- The medieval Church suppressed science -- Thousands of children died on crusade in the year 1212 -- There was a female pope named Joan -- Medieval medicine was nothing but superstition -- Medieval people believed in witches and burned them at the stake -- The Black Death led to masked plague doctors and Ring Around the Rosie
Control code
on1090282265
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 248 pages
Isbn
9781440862311
Lccn
2019011697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1090282265
Label
The Middle Ages : facts and fictions, Winston Black
Publication
Copyright
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Middle Ages were the Dark Ages -- Medieval people thought the Earth was flat -- Peasants never bathed, and they ate rotten meat -- People were terrified of the year 1000 -- Medieval wars were fought by knights on horseback -- The medieval Church suppressed science -- Thousands of children died on crusade in the year 1212 -- There was a female pope named Joan -- Medieval medicine was nothing but superstition -- Medieval people believed in witches and burned them at the stake -- The Black Death led to masked plague doctors and Ring Around the Rosie
Control code
on1090282265
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 248 pages
Isbn
9781440862311
Lccn
2019011697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1090282265

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