The Medieval Village

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Courier Corporation, Aug 9, 2012 - History - 656 pages
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Renowned medievalist offers exceptionally detailed, comprehensive and vivid picture of medieval peasant life, including nature of serfdom, manorial customs, village discipline, peasant revolts, the Black Death, justice, tithing, games and dance, much more. Much on exploitation of peasant classes. "...a remarkable book..." — Times (London) Literary Supplement.
 

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Contents

KINDLY CONCESSIONS
JUSTICE
CLEARINGS AND ENCLOSURES
CHURCHESTIMATES OF THE PEASANT CHAPTER XIX RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
TITHES AND FRICTION
TITHES AND FRICTION cont
POVERTY UNADORNED
LABOUR AND CONSIDERATION

LIFE ON A MONASTIC MANOR
FATHERLY GOVERNMENT
THE LORDS POWER
EARLIER REVOLTS
MONKS AND SERFS
THE CHANCES OF LIBERATION
LEGAL BARRIERS TO ENFRANCHISEMENT
THE REBELLION OF THE POOR
THE REBELLION OF THE POOR cont
CONCLUSION
POSTSCRIPTS
DOVER BOOKS
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