The Story of the Middle Ages

by Samuel B. Harding

Description:  Relates the history of the Middle Ages simply, directly, and entertainingly. The material is well-arranged and the selection of topics is excellent. Special attention is given to presenting the life of the people — peasant, noble, and court. A unique and valuable book.

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Ages:  11-14
Length:  217 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  None
Year published:  2006
ISBN:  978-1-59915-157-1
Genres:  History, European History

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. The Ancient Germans 
3. Breaking the Frontier 
4. The Wanderings of the West-Goths 
5. End of the Western Empire 
6. Growth of the Christian Church 
7. Rise of the Franks 
8. Franks and Mohammedans 
9. Charlemagne 
10. The Growth of Feudalism 

11. Deeds of the Northmen
12. The First Crusade 
13. Later Crusades 
14. Life of the Castle 
15. Life of the Village and Town 
16. Life of the Monastery 
17. Papacy and Empire 
18. The Hundred Years' War 
19. End of the Middle Ages

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