Strategies of Sanity and Survival: Religious Responses to Natural Disasters in the Middle Ages

It is an unusual book in many respects. It is a specific study based on original and in most cases unedited sources, but it can also be read as a general introduction. It crosses boundaries between different fields of learning and traditionally accepted time periods of history. Even if it is essenti...

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Main Author: Hanska, Jussi
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: s.l. Finnish Literature Society / SKS 2002
Further subjects:B Religion (General)
B Christianity
B Medieval History
B History of Central Europe
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Summary:It is an unusual book in many respects. It is a specific study based on original and in most cases unedited sources, but it can also be read as a general introduction. It crosses boundaries between different fields of learning and traditionally accepted time periods of history. Even if it is essentially a book on medieval man, it stretches far beyond the middle ages as conventionally understood. The final chapter traces the slow disappearance of the medieval mentality until the early nineteenth century
ISBN:951746357X