Kingdoms and Communities in Western Europe, 900-1300 / Edition 2 by Susan Reynolds | 9780198731474 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Kingdoms and Communities in Western Europe, 900-1300 / Edition 2

Kingdoms and Communities in Western Europe, 900-1300 / Edition 2

by Susan Reynolds
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198731477

ISBN-13: 9780198731474

Pub. Date: 07/28/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This wide-ranging and perceptive book focuses on the collective values and activities of lay society over several centuries, from trade guilds and manor courts to the development of parliaments and the rule of feudal monarchs. It offers a new approach to the history of medieval Europe. The second edition of this important study incorporates a substantial new

Overview

This wide-ranging and perceptive book focuses on the collective values and activities of lay society over several centuries, from trade guilds and manor courts to the development of parliaments and the rule of feudal monarchs. It offers a new approach to the history of medieval Europe. The second edition of this important study incorporates a substantial new introduction, which amplifies the arguments of the original edition and takes account of recent research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198731474
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
466
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile:
1800L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Second Edition
The Historiography of Medieval Community
Lay Ideas about Collectivity
Theory and Practice
List of Works Cited
Introduction
1. Collective Activity in Traditional Law 900-1300
2. Legal Change 1140-1300
3. Fraternities and Guilds
4. The Community of the Parish
5. Villages and Rural Neighbourhoods
6. Urban Communities
7. Provinces and Lordships
8. The Community of the Realm
9. Lay Collective Activity 900-1300: A General View
List of Works Cited
Index

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