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Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cathédrale de Chartres,
  • Middle Ages,
  • Le Mont-Saint-Michel (France)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Henry Adams. With an introduction by Ralph Adams Cram
ContributionsCram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv p., l ℓ., 397 p.
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22809809M

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  Free kindle book and epub digitized and 5 by Henry Adams; Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams. No cover available. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: DC: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: France, Andorra, Monaco: Subject: Civilization, Medieval Subject: Mont-Saint-Michel (Abbey: France) Subject. Mont Saint Michel and Chartres is a record not of a literal jouney but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination. Using the architecture, sculpture, and stained 3/5(3). Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres opens with a powerful portrait of the abbey of Saint Michael on the northern coast of France. As is the case throughout the text, the physical description of the abbey and its features is embedded in Adams’s narration of the history of the place.   Henry Adams' MONT SAINT MICHEL AND CHARTRES is intellectual history at its best. The book deals with complex ideas and views in an attractive literary style which holds the readers' interest. This reviewer has read this book numerous times since he first read it in and has never found the book to be boring/5(5).