The making of memory in the Middle Ages
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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English


  • Civilization, Medieval,
  • Middle Ages,
  • Memory -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History -- To 1500,
  • Collective memory -- Europe -- History -- To 1500,
  • Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism,
  • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- To 1500,
  • Europe -- Social conditions -- To 1492,
  • Europe -- Intellectual life,
  • Europe -- Social life and customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Lucie Doležalová.
SeriesLater medieval Europe -- v. 4
ContributionsDoležalová, Lucie.
LC ClassificationsCB353 .M33 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23643327M
ISBN 109789004179257
LC Control Number2009029440

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