Charlemagne: Father of a Continent

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"Barbero's lively and entertaining study provides a superb overview of the latest scholarship on the Carolingian age and constructs a compelling argument for Charlemagne's pivotal role as the father of Europe. We gain a sense of the look and feel of peasant villages, the dynamic interplay of monastic economies and long-distance trade, and the manipulation of justice by local notables. This is "histoire totale "at its best."--Sharon Farmer, author of "Surviving Poverty in Medieval Paris " "This up-to-date account focuses on ...

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Charlemagne: Father of a Continent
2018, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520297210

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Charlemagne: Father of a Continent
2004, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520239432

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