Life in a Medieval Village

Life in a Medieval Village

von: Frances Gies

HarperCollins, 2010

ISBN: 9780062016683 , 272 Seiten

Format: ePUB

Kopierschutz: DRM

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Preis: 8,99 EUR

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Life in a Medieval Village


 

The reissue of Joseph and Frances Giess classic bestseller on life in medieval villages.This new reissue of Life in a Medieval Village, by respected historians Joseph and Frances Gies, paints a lively, convincing portrait of rural people at work and at play in the Middle Ages. Focusing on the village of Elton, in the English East Midlands, the Gieses detail the agricultural advances that made communal living possible, explain what domestic life was like for serf and lord alike, and describe the central role of the church in maintaining social harmony. Though the main focus is on Elton, c. 1300, the Gieses supply enlightening historical context on the origin, development, and decline of the European village, itself an invention of the Middle Ages.Meticulously researched, Life in a Medieval Village is a remarkable account that illustrates the captivating world of the Middle Ages and demonstrates what it was like to live during a fascinatingand often misunderstoodera.