×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Debating the Middle Ages: Issues and Readings / Edition 1
     

Debating the Middle Ages: Issues and Readings / Edition 1

by Lester K. Little
 

See All Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 1577180070

ISBN-13: 9781577180074

Pub. Date: 09/24/1998

Publisher: Wiley

This collection brings together some of the most original and influential work in the field of medieval history in recent years.

Overview

This collection brings together some of the most original and influential work in the field of medieval history in recent years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781577180074
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/24/1998
Pages:
410
Product dimensions:
6.97(w) x 10.09(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Editors' Acknowledgments.

Acknowledgements of Sources.

A Note on Format.

List of Abbreviations.

Introduction.

Part I: The Fate of Rome's Western Provinces:.

1 Conceptions of Ethnicity in Early Medieval Studies: Walter Pohl.

2. The Barbarians in Late Antiquity and How They Were Accommodated in the West: Walter Goffart.

3. The Fall of Rome will not Take Place: Chris Wickham.

4. Richard Hodges and David Whitehouse, The Decline of the Western Empire: Richard Hodges and David Whitehouse.

5. Gregory of Tours and Clovis: Ian N. Wood.

6. Missionaries and Magic in Dark-Age Europe: Alexander Murray.

Part II: Feudalism and Its Alternatives:.

7. The Banal Seigneurie and the "Reconditioning" of the Free Peasantry: Pierre Bonnassie.

8. The Year 1000 without Abrupt or Radical Transformation: Domnique Barthélemy.

9. The Tyranny of a Construct: Feudalism and Historians of Medieval Europe: Elizabeth A. R. Brown.

10. Giving Each his Due: Frederic L. Cheyette.

11. Strangers and Neighbours: Monique Bourin and Robert Durand.

12. Amicitiae [Friendships] as Relationships between States and People: Gerd Althoff.

Part III: Gender:.

13. Queens as Jezebels: the careers of Brunhild and Balthild in Merovingian History: J. L. Nelson.

14. Women and the Norman Conquest: Pauline Stafford.

15. The "Cruel Mother": Maternity, Widowhood, and Dowry in Florence in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries: Christine Klapisch-Zuber.

16. Men's Use of Female Symbols: Caroline Walker Bynum.

17. Burdens of Matrimony: Husbanding and Gender in Medieval Italy: Susan Mosher Stuard.

Part IV: Religion and Society:.

18. The Evangelical Awakening: Marie-Dominique Chenu.

19. The Use and Abuse of Miracles in Early Medieval Culture: Sofia Boesch Gajano.

20. The Dead in the Celestial Book-Keeping of the Cluniac Monks around the Year 1000: Dominiques Iogna-Prat.

21. Literacy and the Making of Heresy, c. 1000-c. 1150: Robert I. Moore.

22. Folklore and Society in the Medieval West: Jean-Claude Schmitt.

Index of Persons and Places.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews