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Chronicles: The Writing of History in Medieval England

By: Given-Wilson, Chris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hambledon and London: 2004

Seller ID: 2269943

ISBN: 1852853581

Condition: Near Fine


Pages very faintly toned. 2004 Hard Cover. xxiii, 292 pp. The priorities of medieval chroniclers and historians were not those of the modern historian, nor was the way that they gathered, arranged and presented evidence. Yet if we understand how they approached their task, and their assumption of God's immanence in the world, much that they wrote becomes clear. Many of them were men of high intelligence whose interpretation of events sheds clear light on what happened. Christopher Given-Wilson is one of the leading authorities on medieval English historical writing. He examines how medieval wr... View more info