Epub book downloads The Shortest History of Europe by John Hirst

The Shortest History of Europe

The Shortest History of Europe

by John Hirst

Publisher: Black Inc.
ISBN: 9781863955652
Pages: 206
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2020-09-22
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Celebrated historian John Hirst offers a fascinating exploration of the qualities that made Europe a world-changing civilisation. The Shortest History of Europe begins with a rapid overview of European civilisation, describing its birth from an unlikely mixture of classical learning, Christianity and German warrior culture. Over the centuries, this unstable blend produced highly distinctive characters - pious knights and belligerent popes, romantics spouting folklore and ...