A Companion to Britain in the Later Middle Ages

A Companion to Britain in the Later Middle Ages

by S. H. Rigby
     
 

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This authoritative survey of Britain in the later Middle Ages comprises 28 chapters written by leading figures in the field.

  • Covers social, economic, political, religious, and cultural history in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales
  • Provides a guide to the historical debates over the later Middle Ages
  • Addresses questions at the leading

Overview

This authoritative survey of Britain in the later Middle Ages comprises 28 chapters written by leading figures in the field.

  • Covers social, economic, political, religious, and cultural history in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales
  • Provides a guide to the historical debates over the later Middle Ages
  • Addresses questions at the leading edge of historical scholarship
  • Each chapter includes suggestions for further reading

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"It remains an immensely valuable summation of the state of mainstream scholarship at the beginning of the twenty-first century, from which students coming to these national histories for the first time will still derive immense benefit." (Speculum, 2010)

Succinct and stimulating" English Historical Review "A handsome, informative and scholarly volume" Medieval Archaeology

"Admirably comprehensive and warmly to be recommended" History

"No scholar, student or general reader could ask for a better guide" Economic History Review

"A fine book with a stellar cast of contributors" Continuity and Change

"Among the better, most nuanced and thought-provoking introductions to its field" Journal of Ecclesiastical History

"An extremely important contribution to medieval British scholarship" Albion

"This is a very impressive product from an ambitious project." Welsh History Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405189736
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/13/2009
Series:
Blackwell Companions to British History Series, #25
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
684
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.40(d)

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From the Publisher
"General readers and students ... will find a sure guide to the ideas and information that their interest or study will require. This is a very impressive product from an ambitious project." Welsh History Review

Meet the Author

S. H. Rigby is Reader in History at the University of Manchester. His previous publications include Engels and the Formation of Marxism (1992), English Society in the Later Middle Ages (1995), Chaucer in Context (1996) and Marxism and History (second edition, 1998).

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