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Domesday Book and Beyond: Three Essays in the Early History of England
     

Domesday Book and Beyond: Three Essays in the Early History of England

by F. W. Maitland
 

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In an extended foreword, specially prepared for this new impression, J.C. Holt asserts categorically "that Domesday Book and Beyond remains the greatest single book on English medieval history." Its lucidity, subtlety, compass, and (remarkably) statistical facility stand quite unsurpassed and, as Professor Holt demonstrates, many of the arguments that have

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In an extended foreword, specially prepared for this new impression, J.C. Holt asserts categorically "that Domesday Book and Beyond remains the greatest single book on English medieval history." Its lucidity, subtlety, compass, and (remarkably) statistical facility stand quite unsurpassed and, as Professor Holt demonstrates, many of the arguments that have dominated English medieval scholarship during the ensuing ninety years stem directly from Maitland's own hypotheses and conclusions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521349185
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/09/2004
Series:
Classics in Legal History Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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