Gold and Gilt, Pots and Pins: Possessions and People in Medieval Britain

Gold and Gilt, Pots and Pins: Possessions and People in Medieval Britain

by David A. Hinton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199264546

ISBN-13: 9780199264544

Pub. Date: 09/28/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In this highly illustrated book, David Hinton looks at what possessions meant to people at every level of society in Britain in the middle ages, from elaborate gold jewellery to clay pots, and provides a fascinating window into the society of the middle ages. Gold and Gilt, Pots and Pins is about things worn and used in Britain throughout the Middle Ages, from the

Overview

In this highly illustrated book, David Hinton looks at what possessions meant to people at every level of society in Britain in the middle ages, from elaborate gold jewellery to clay pots, and provides a fascinating window into the society of the middle ages. Gold and Gilt, Pots and Pins is about things worn and used in Britain throughout the Middle Ages, from the great treasure hoards that mark the end of the Roman Empire to the new expressions of ideas promoted by the Renaissance and Reformation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199264544
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Series:
Medieval History and Archaeology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Adapting to Life without the Legions
2. Expressions of the Elites
3. Kings and Christianity
4. Alfred et al
5. An Epoch of New Dynasties
6. Feudal Modes
7. Material Culture and Social Display
8. The Wars and the Posies
Bibliography
Index

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