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The Court of Burgundy.

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English



  • Burgundy (France)


  • Burgundy (France) -- Court and courtiers,
  • Burgundy (France) -- Civilization

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Edition Notes

Statement[Translated by Malcolm Letts]
LC ClassificationsDC611.B78 C2813 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 282 p.
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5332950M
ISBN 100389044563
LC Control Number72186144

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  Originally published between , The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth-century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to Author: Otto Cartellieri. This stunning book providesDuring the late Middle Ages, the dukes of Burgundy––the wealthiest and most powerful aristocrats in northern Europe––commissioned sculptors of great renown to decorate their magnificent court in Dijon/5(3). Summary: This work explores the spiritual and social sides of knighthood's last vestiges. The author leads the reader through the interplay of politics, extravagance, and tragedy which shaped the House of Burgundy. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Courts and courtiers. Burgundy, France -- Social life and customs -- 14th century. Burgundy, France -- Social life and customs -- 15th century. More like this: Similar Items.