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 No.1299

any good books on the medieval period?
yes i have already read the peseant war in germany, no i did not understood what the fuck it was saying
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 No.1300

https://archive.org/details/historyofthemiddleages/
History of the Middle Ages. A 1988 Soviet work.
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 No.3583

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>>1299
Georges Duby's works are worth checking out. Pics related are two books of his that I highly recommend. It's worth noting Duby isn't a Marxist, but he is a social historian and damn good one at that.
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>>1299
I've heard good things about thisin
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 No.3587

Chris Wickham has some good overview books, is a Marxist, and is a giant of the early medieval period who's familiar with nearly every archaeological development in the field. The only negative thing I can say is that he's a bit dry as a stylist, which especially is a vice in a large book.
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 No.3590

>>1299
John Hatcher and Mark Bailey Modelling the Middle Ages

The Brenner Debate (Specifically 'Agrarian Class Structure and Economic Development in Pre-Industrial Europe')

Guy Bois, The Crisis of Feudalism : Economy and Society in Eastern Normandy C1300-1550

Robert Bartlett, The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonisation and Cultural Change: 950-1350 (Personal fave, the least dry out of all the texts and it gives you a broad picture for you to decide what your interested in)

As posted by previous anon, 'The Three Orders' is a must imo. If you have a specific area your interested in that would help as there's a lot going on at the same time, and it becomes tricky to create general histories due to the variety of shit that was going on across europe. Especially since a lot of histories just ignore eastern europe.
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 No.3593

Jacques Le Goff
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 No.3639

From a more rightist colleague I've heard John Huizinga's "Autumn of the Middle Ages" as THE book I should read. (His 'Homo Ludens' also sounds quite interesting)
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 No.3647

Why does a full suit of High Middle Ages chainmail, like with coif, hauberk, mufflers, cuisse, etc. look so fucking good?
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 No.3665

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A bit specialist, but there are some reading recommendations in this academic syllabus for anyone interested in medieval philosophy and theology:
https://itself.blog/2020/10/08/angels-and-demons-syllabus/#more-27219

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