History Morris Bishop The Middle Ages

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The Middle Ages

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9780070054660: The Middle Ages

An historical summary of the middle ages.

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Morris Gilbert Bishop (April 15, 1893 — November 20, 1973) was an American scholar, historian, biographer, author, and humorist.


Raised in Canada and New York, he attended Cornell from 1910-1913, earning a Bachelor's in 1913 and then a Master of Arts degree in 1914. He then worked in the advertising industry and served in the army in World War I, returning to Cornell afterward begin teaching in 1921 and to earn a Ph.D. in 1926.  He was associated for the whole of his adult life with Cornell University, as alumnus, Kappa Alpha Professor of Romance Literature and University Historian. Bishop wrote the preeminent history of the university, A History of Cornell.

Bishop's comic poems appeared in magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post, The New Yorker, and Life. They were collected in two volumes, Paramount Poems (subtitled "If it isn't a PARAMOUNT it isn't a poem"), and Spilt Milk.

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"Mr. Bishop . . . says here almost everything of transcending importance about the Middle Ages and says it better than it has been said before." --LOUISVILLE COURIER-JOURNAL

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