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Mysteries of the Middle Ages: The Rise of Feminism, Science, and Art from the Cults of Catholic Europe (Hinges of History) by  Thomas Cahill - First Edition (stated), First Printing  - 2006 - from Basement Books and

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Mysteries of the Middle Ages: The Rise of Feminism, Science, and Art from the Cults of Catholic Europe (Hinges of History)

by Cahill, Thomas

Condition: Near Fine/About Fine

Nan A. Talese, 2006. First Edition (stated), First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/About Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First Edition (stated), First Printing. Hard cover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall. Near Fine book in About Fine unclipped DJ w/ wrinkle at top edge, now in clear cover. Spine slant, dents to bottom edges of boards; binding firm, interior clean and unmarked. 343pp inc. Notes and Sources, Acknowledgements, Index; illustrated throughout in color photos and reproductions, color endpapers.

Thomas Cahill's appealing approach to distant history has won the attention of millions of readers in North America and beyond. Cahill is the author of four previous volumes in the Hinges of History series: How the Irish Saved Civilization , The Gifts of the Jews , Desire of the Everlasting Hills , and Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea . They have been bestsellers, not only in the United States but also in countries ranging from Italy to Brazil. He and his wife, Susan, also a writer, divide their time between New York and Rome.


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