A translation of a groundbreaking work by Prof Henri Pirenne. It covers principally the end of Roman rule in the West, the Carolingian epoch, feudal Europe, the Crusades, the formation of the bourgeoisie, the foundation of the western states, the hegemony of the papacy and thirteenth century France, the Hundred Years war, Renaissance and Reformation.
Condition: Substantial damage to the dust jacket (see photos). Heavy wear to the boards (shelf wear, staining, front board bowed). Soiling to fore edge, top edge, bottom edge. Internally free of annotations and other markings.