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Bastard Feudalism

Bastard Feudalism

by M.A. Hicks
     
 

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This major work is the most radical reinterpretation of the subject for fifty years. Hicks argues that Bastard Feudalism was far more complex - and positive in its effects - than previous accounts have suggested. A major contribution to historical debate which revolutionises our view of late medieval society.

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This major work is the most radical reinterpretation of the subject for fifty years. Hicks argues that Bastard Feudalism was far more complex - and positive in its effects - than previous accounts have suggested. A major contribution to historical debate which revolutionises our view of late medieval society.

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Surveys the causes and effects of bastard feudalism and its contribution to the increasing mobility of society that marks the transition to the early modern world. Hicks (medieval history, King Alfred's College) argues that bastard feudalism started earlier and lasted longer that scholars have traditionally allowed, and demonstrates that the most important retainers during the period were members of the lord's own household and tenants of his estates. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781317898962
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/26/2013
Series:
Medieval World
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
484 KB

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