Medieval society 400-1450 by Norman F. Cantor

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Published by Crowell in New York .

Written in English

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  • Civilization, Medieval.

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Statementedited by Norman F. Cantor and Michael S. Werthman.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 213 p.
Number of Pages213
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Open LibraryOL18189422M
LC Control Number67016644

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Medieval Society. An introduction to the understanding of everyday life in the early Middle Ages. The social history of this period has been studied intensively for years, but few brief, concrete, and comprehensive accounts of daily life in medieval Europe have appeared/5.

He did publish one monograph study, based on his graduate thesis, Church, kingship, and lay investiture in England,which appeared in and remains an important contribution to the topic of church-state relations in medieval England/5. This book portrays the rural and urban economies and the social structure of the West Midlands of England at a peak period of medieval growth, the end of the thirteenth century.

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It aims to provide readers with the conceptual and documentary tools to reach informed conclusions as to the existence, nature, importance and uses of magic in medieval society/5. Synopsis The records of manorial courts have been used increasingly as the principal source for the reconstruction of rural and small town society in Medieval England.

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Women contributed through their labor to the welfare of the community. Women played an important part in public affairs. They practiced birth control through abortion and infanticide/5. The records of manorial courts have been used increasingly as the principal source for the reconstruction of rural and small town society in medieval England.

They offer a unique source with which to investigate peasant demography, family patterns, the village community and economy, the characteristics and instruments of customary law, and the ways in which that law was perceived and exploited 5/5(1).

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Whether welcome or unwelcome, voluntary or involuntary, strangers appear in every society; they leave their own communities, venture into new environments, confront differences, and often spark changes.

In the book's first section, "Conceiving," the authors examine intellectual modes of ordering society. They study the different patterns of social classification in the Middle Ages, including the tripartite division between clergy, knights, and peasants.

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