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A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance-Portrait of an Age - William Raymond Manchester
A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance-Portrait of an Age
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781454908944 (1454908947)
ASIN: 1454908947
Publisher: Sterling
Pages no: 356
Edition language: English
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Stewartry
Stewartry rated it
3.0 A World Lit Only by Fire - William Manchester
There was a book in the history section of Barnes and Noble when I worked there, which I admit to fondling a little every time I straightened that section, called A World Lit Only by Fire, by William Manchester. It's a superb title - it put that sort of glazed light in my eyes as I thought about jus...
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Hm...Martha in Victorians loved this book passionately, and its a good topic. Something to keep in the back of my mind.
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it
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My daughter brought this book to my attention about 10 years ago. "WHAT?!? You haven't read this?!? Here!" with a forceful thrust, causing the book to thump into my chest rather painfully. (The bruises have since healed.) Since that copy, I have given to others eleven more; I seem to be able to keep...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
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This is a front-loaded shocker and I didn't need to re-read the reformation this soon after devouring Q. As the title suggests, this deals with medieval minds rather than the actual period itself, although it is a very lively rendition, and just who can tire of the Borgias' shenanigans? lol---My pap...
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