Original Language: Dutch
I had been aware of this book for years but only recently finally read it. I found flashes of insight particularly about the symbolic bent of the medieval mind and it's propensity... Read morePublished 4 months ago by B. Snow
This book was in a better condition that I expected. ThanksPublished 6 months ago by Maria Elena Orozco-Leach
First of all, I would like to thank Bertrand Russell for inspiring me to read this book. He found Huizinga's reflections on the evolution of Western culture from the Medieval... Read morePublished on May 25, 2013 by Gregory Alan Wingo
This is a basic text written by one of the seminal historians of the 20th century. A great place to start in order to discern th Middle Ages.Published on February 22, 2013 by TF from the Hudson Valley
Purchased this book for my husband because we were told it was great. Well, it is great for him and his level of reading. But this book is not for the "novel" reader. Read morePublished on February 14, 2013 by D. Howard
I bought this because I wore my previous copy out.
It is a must have when traveling in Europe, but it is invaluable while reading other histories, as it carries so much of the... Read more