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The medieval frontiers of Latin Christendom : expansion, contraction, continuity / edited by James Muldoon and Filipe Fernández-Armesto.

Publication:
Aldershot : Ashgate, c2008.
Series:
Expansion of Latin Europe, 1000-1500 ; 1.
The expansion of Latin Europe, 1000-1500 ; v. 1
Format/Description:
Book
xxxii, 386 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Colonization -- History -- To 1500.
Civilization, Medieval.
Colonization -- Religious aspects.
Middle Ages.
Europe -- History -- 476-1492.
Christentum.
Expansionspolitik.
Europa.
Form/Genre:
Aufsatzsammlung.
Contents:
Pt. 1. Expansion. The expansion of Europe I / William R. Shepherd
The American frontier-frontier of what? / Carlton J.H. Hayes
European colonial experience : a plea for comparative studies / Merril Jensen and Robert L. Reynolds
The significance of the frontier in the Middle Ages / Robert I. Burns
Medieval real estate developments and freedom / Bryce Lyon
Colonization activities in the Latin kingdom / Joshua Prawer
Missionary problems in the thirteenth century : a study in missionary preparation / Mathias Braun
Outsiders by birth and blood : racist ideologies and realities around the periphery of medieval European culture / Richard C. Hoffmann
Pt. 2. Contraction and redirection in the late Middle Ages. The closing of the medieval frontier, 1250-1350 / Archibald R. Lewis
The transfer of colonial techniques from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic / Charles Verlinden
The medieval background of European and American oceanic history / Archibald R. Lewis
The Middle Ages in the conquest of America / Luis Weckmann
The Iberian background of Latin American history : recent progress and continuing problems / Charles Julian Bishko
The legacy of the Middle Ages in the American Wild West / Lynn White, Jr.
Pt. 3. Columbus. The pre-Columbian discovery of America / Jaime Cortesão
Christopher Columbus and his enterprise to the Indies : scholarship of last quarter century / Delno West
European expansion before Columbus : causes and consequences / Seymour Phillips
The inter-Atlantic paradigm : the failure of Spanish medieval colonization of the Canary and Caribbean Islands / Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Muldoon, James, 1935-
Fernández-Armesto, Felipe.
Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780754659730 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0754659739 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
248982458
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