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The Three Orders: Feudal Society Imagined
     

The Three Orders: Feudal Society Imagined

by Georges Duby, Arthur Goldhammer
 

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ISBN-10: 0226167720

ISBN-13: 9780226167725

Pub. Date: 12/28/1982

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226167725
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
12/28/1982
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
(w) x (h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword by Thomas N. Bisson....................viii
Acknowledgments....................ix
The Field of Inquiry....................1
PART ONE: Revelation 1. First Formulations....................13
2. Gerard of Cambrai and the Peace....................21
3. Adalbero of Laon and the Royal Mission....................44
4. The System....................50
PART TWO: Genesis 5. Hierarchy....................66
6. Concord....................70
7. Orders....................73
8. Functions: To Pray and to Fight....................76
9. Ternarity....................81
10. The Heavenly Example....................110
PART THREE: Circumstances 11. The Political Crisis....................125
12. The Competing Systems....................129
13. The Feudal Revolution....................147
PART FOUR: Eclipse 14. The Age of the Monks....................169
15. Fleury....................181
16. Cluny....................192
17. New Times....................206
18. Monasticism's Last Luster....................218
19. In the School....................232
20. In the Service of Princes....................257
PART FIVE: Resurgence 21. The True Departure....................271
22. Knighthood....................293
23. Parisian Resistance....................308
24. Contradictions of Feudalism....................322
25. The Adoption....................337
Epilogue....................354
Abbreviations....................358
Notes....................359
Index....................377

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