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Le Goff, Jacques 1924-2014

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Medieval civilization, 400-1500 by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

170 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1000-year history of the civilization of western Europe has been recognized in France as a scholarly contribution of the highest order and as a popular classic. Jacques Le Goff has written a book which will be read by generations of students and historians. Part one is a narrative account of the entire period, from the barbarian settlement of Roman Europe in the fifth, sixth and seventh centuries to the war-torn crises of Christian Europe in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Part two is analytical, concerned with the origins of early medieval ideas of culture and religion, the constraints of time and space in a pre-industrial world and the reconstruction of the lives and sensibilities of the people during this long period. Le Goff combines the narrative and descriptive power characteristic of Anglo-Saxon scholarship with the sensitivity and insight of the French historical tradition.--From publisher description
The birth of Purgatory by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

85 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noting that the doctrine of Purgatory does not appear in the Latin theology of the West before the late twelfth century, the author identifies the profound social and intellectual changes which caused its widespread acceptance
Intellectuals in the Middle Ages by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

187 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 1,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette réédition, d'un classique paru originellement en 1957 dans la collection "Le Temps qui court", est augmentée d'une préface et d'une bibliographie des travaux parus depuis ce Temps qui décuple la portée de la première. [SDM]
Time, work & culture in the Middle Ages by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

21 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birth of Europe by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

76 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, French historian Jacques Le Goff places the genesis of Europe firmly in the Middle Ages. He contends that it was in the Middle Ages that many of the institutions and beliefs we consider to be "European" were defined and developed for the first time: ideas about a common Christian society, public spaces, courtship, and marriage." "The Birth of Europe presents the historical facts and events that shaped the period, but also the formation of attitudes and concepts of a European "dream.""--Jacket
The medieval world by Franco Cardini( Book )

88 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'homme médiéval; les moines; le guerrier; le paysan; le citadin; l'intellectuel; l'artiste; le marchand; la famille; le saint; le marginal. [SDM]
The medieval imagination by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marchands et banquiers du Moyen-Age by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

131 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans un cadre urbain en rénovation, la chrétienté médiévale est le théâtre d'une révolution dont les animateurs sont les marchands et les banquiers. S'émancipant de la tutelle religieuse, le commerce s'épanouit, le capitalisme apparaît
La Nouvelle histoire by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

63 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval callings( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These essays by eleven internationally renowned historians present nuanced profiles of the major social and professional groups -- the callings-of the Middle Ages. The contributors focus on attitudes of medieval men and women toward their own society. Through a variety of techniques, from a reading of the Song of Roland to a reading of administrative records, they identify characteristic viewpoints of members of the fighting class, the clergy, and the peasantry. Along with vivid descriptions of what life was like for warrior knights, monks, high churchmen, criminals, lepers, shepherds, and prostitutes, this innovative approach offers a valuable new perspective on the complex social dynamics of feudal Europe."--Publisher's description
Your money or your life : economy and religion in the Middle Ages by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History and memory by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this brilliant meditation on the varying conceptions of history, Jacques Le Goff, one of the leading members of the French "Annales" school, examines the oppositions between past and present, ancient and modern as well as the various continuities in the evolutions of the historical spirit." "Clearly written, broad-ranging, and richly allusive, History and Memory is a provocative book that will inspire a better understanding of historical work and provide an overview of the "new history" that has revolutionized historical studies over the post half century. Le Goff has written a new preface for the English language edition, which examines recent trends in historiography."--Jacket
Pour un autre Moyen Âge : temps, travail et culture en Occident : 18 essais by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

48 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in French and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constructing the past : essays in historical methodology by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Must We Divide History Into Periods? by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in French and English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We have long thought of the Renaissance as a luminous era that marked a decisive break with the past, but the idea of the Renaissance as a distinct period arose only during the nineteenth century. Though the view of the Middle Ages as a dark age of unreason has softened somewhat, we still locate the advent of modern rationality in the Italian thought and culture of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Jacques Le Goff pleads for a strikingly different view. In this, his last book, he argues persuasively that many of the innovations we associate with the Renaissance have medieval roots, and that many of the most deplorable aspects of medieval society continued to flourish during the Renaissance. We should instead view Western civilization as undergoing several 'renaissances' following the fall of Rome, over the course of a long Middle Ages that lasted until the mid-eighteenth century. While it is indeed necessary to divide history into periods, Le Goff maintains, the meaningful continuities of human development only become clear when historians adopt a long perspective. Genuine revolutions -- the shifts that signal the end of one period and the beginning of the next -- are much rarer than we think."--Publisher's description
Hérésies et sociétés dans l'Europe pré-industrielle, 11e-18e siècles by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

47 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'imaginaire médiéval : essais by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

28 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in French and English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Louis by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Armed with the considerable resources of the nouvel historien, Jacques Le Goff mines existing materials about Saint Louis to forge a new historical biography of the king. Part of his ambitious project is to reconstruct the mental universe of the thirteenth century: Le Goff describes the scholastic and intellectual background of Louis' reign and, most importantly, he discusses methodology and the interpretation of written sources - their composition, provenance, and reliability." "Questioning whether Saint Louis was merely the invention of his eulogists, Le Goff penetrates beyond the literary and hagiographical evidence to the human behind the legend. He brilliantly analyzes Louis' progress toward his unique self-creation and its subsequent mythologizing. In the third part, Le Goff highlights the contradictions within Louis and his historical image that previous chroniclers have elided or overlooked. In the end, he leaves us with the saint, rather than the king, with all the paradoxes embedded in that role."--Jacket
À la recherche du Moyen Âge by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'auteur a centré son étude sur la figure du marchand, à la fois banquier et intellectuel, pour rendre compte d'une période allant de 576 à 1492. L'historien remet en cause l'idée que le Moyen Age serait une époque barbare et met en évidence sa richesse culturelle, sa complexité et l'empreinte de l'Eglise chrétienne
Le Dieu du Moyen Âge : entretiens avec Jean-Luc Pouthier by Jacques Le Goff( Book )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De quel Dieu est-il question au Moyen Age? Que représentent l'Esprit saint et la Vierge Marie pour les médiévaux? Quel rapport entre Dieu et la société médiévale? Que croient les hommes du Moyen Age? Quelle est la place de Dieu et de la théologie dans la culture du Moyen Age? Telles sont les questions auxquelles s'efforce de répondre l'historien
 
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The birth of PurgatoryIntellectuals in the Middle AgesTime, work & culture in the Middle AgesThe birth of EuropeThe medieval worldThe medieval imaginationMarchands et banquiers du Moyen-AgeMedieval callings