ISBN: 1440862311 | 2019 | EPUB | 248 pages | 15 MB
This book guides readers through ten pervasive fictions about medieval history, provides them with the sources and analytical tools to critique those fictions, and identifies what really happened in the Middle Ages.
Provides an overview of a particular historical misconception and its corresponding truth
Presents primary source documents to help readers to see how the misconceptions developed and spread, and provide evidence for what we now believe to be the historical truth behind each fiction
Suggests further reading and additional sources of information
Fosters critical thinking skills and engages readers with the history of the Middle Ages