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Year 1000: What Life was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium

By: Europe/Lacey, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 8/4/2016

Seller ID: 9780316558402

ISBN: 0316558400

Condition: USED


When the shadow of the first millennium descended upon the Christian world in A.D. 1000, many people believed -- and some even hoped -- that the end of the world was at hand. Not only was it the first time civilization grappled with the idea of one thousand years coming to an end, but another thousand was unfathomable. How did people make sense of the end of one era and the start of another? How did they envision the future? And what were their daily lives like?The Year 1000 plunges us into the past in colorful detail. Leading scholars provided Lacey and Denzinger with the facts, and they h... View more info

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Year 1000: What Life was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium

By: Lacey, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN & CO INC: 8/17/2011

Seller ID: 9780316511575

ISBN: 0316511579

Condition: USED


As the Shadow of the Millennium Descended Across England and Christendom, it Seemed as if the World was About to End. Actually, it was Only the Beginning... Welcome to the Year 1000. This is What Life was Like. How clothes were fastened in a world without buttons, p.10 The rudiments of medieval brain surgery, p.124 The first millennium's Bill Gates, p.192 How dolphins forecasted weather, p.140 The recipe for a medieval form of Viagra, p.126 Body parts a married woman had to forfeit if she committed adultery, p.171 The fundamental rules of warfare, p.154 How fried and crushed black snails could... View more info

Little Man: Meyer Lansky and the Gangster Life

By: Lacey, Robert

Price: $7.50

Publisher: 10/28/2015

Seller ID: 9780316511681

ISBN: 0316511684

Condition: USED


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Ford: the Men and the Machine

By: Lacey, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 6/8/2012

Seller ID: 0316511668

ISBN: 0316511668

Condition: USED


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