The Waning of the Middle Ages by Johan Huizinga audiobook

The Waning of the Middle Ages

By Johan Huizinga
Read by Jean Brassard

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A classic study of the forms of life, thought and art in France and the Netherlands in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, it is the remarkable work of Dutch historian Johan Huizinga. Huizinga brings a depth of knowledge, commentary and insight into the way of life, spirit and artistic expression of medieval times. For Huizinga, the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries were much more than the prelude to a new period in history - the Renaissance. They were a completion, culmination and maturity of medieval life and thought.

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A classic study of the forms of life, thought and art in France and the Netherlands in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, it is the remarkable work of Dutch historian Johan Huizinga. Huizinga brings a depth of knowledge, commentary and insight into the way of life, spirit and artistic expression of medieval times. For Huizinga, the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries were much more than the prelude to a new period in history - the Renaissance. They were a completion, culmination and maturity of medieval life and thought.

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Author Bio: Johan Huizinga

Author Bio: Johan Huizinga

Johan Huizinga (1872–1945) was a Dutch historian, philosopher, and a founder of modern cultural history. He was professor of history at Gronigen University from 1905 to 1915 and at Leiden University from 1915 to 1942, when the Nazis imprisoned him in a concentration camp. Huizinga lived out his life in exile. His works in English include Homo Ludens and Erasmus and the Age of Reformation.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 12.94
Audience: Adult
Language: English