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Experiences of Poverty in Late Medieval and Early Modern England and France
     

Experiences of Poverty in Late Medieval and Early Modern England and France

by Anne M. Scott
 

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Exploring a range of poverty experiences-socioeconomic, moral and spiritual-this collection presents new research by a distinguished group of scholars working in the medieval and early modern periods. Using new sources - and adopting new approaches to known sources - the authors share insights into the management and the self-management of the poor, and search out

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Exploring a range of poverty experiences-socioeconomic, moral and spiritual-this collection presents new research by a distinguished group of scholars working in the medieval and early modern periods. Using new sources - and adopting new approaches to known sources - the authors share insights into the management and the self-management of the poor, and search out aspects of the experience of poverty worthy of note, from which can be traced lasting influences on the continuing understanding and experience of poverty in pre-modern Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781409484066
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date:
11/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Anne M. Scott was, until recently, Convenor of the Australian Research Council Network for Early European Research 2006-2010 and is currently an honorary research fellow at the University of Western Australia. Her field of research is in fourteenth-century English Literature, and she has published a monograph, Piers Plowman and the poor, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2004, three volumes of collected essays, and several essays on fourteenth- and fifteenth-century English literature. She is Editor of Parergon, the journal of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, now available as part of the Project MUSE database.

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