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By Derek Pearsall

This uniquely formidable historical past bargains an account of all elements of cultural task and construction during the international of Latin Christendom 1200-1450. starting with an in depth description of the political and fiscal conditions that allowed the 'Gothic second' to flourish, the physique of the e-book is either a party of the Gothic cultural success - in cathedral-building, in manuscript illumination, in chivalric love-romance, in stained glass and in lots of different arts - and an research of its social origins and structures of production.

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