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Life in a Medieval Village
     

Life in a Medieval Village

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by Frances Gies, Joseph Gies
 

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A lively, detailed picture of village life in the Middle Ages by the authors of Life in a Medieval City and Life in a Medieval Castle. "A good general introduction to the history of this period."—Los Angeles Times

Author Biography: Fiances and Joseph Gies have been writing books about medieval history for thirty years. Together and

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A lively, detailed picture of village life in the Middle Ages by the authors of Life in a Medieval City and Life in a Medieval Castle. "A good general introduction to the history of this period."—Los Angeles Times

Author Biography: Fiances and Joseph Gies have been writing books about medieval history for thirty years. Together and separately, they are the authors of more than twenty books, including Life in a Medieval City, Life in a Medieval Castle, Life in a Medieval Village, The Knight in History, and Cathedral, Forge, and Waterwheel. They live near Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Los Angeles Times
A good general introduction to the history of this period.
Booknews
The latest in the authors' many descriptions of the various states of medieval life. Draws on archaeology and contemporary documents to portray the rural peasant, focusing on the village of Elton, in the English East Midlands, about 1300. Suitable for high school and college undergraduate students. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060162153
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
02/28/1990
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
257

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Frances (1915–2013) and Joseph (1916–2006) Gies were the world’s bestselling historians of medieval Europe. Together and separately, they wrote more than twenty books, which col-lectively have sold more than a million copies. They lived in Michigan.

Frances (1915–2013) and Joseph (1916–2006) Gies were the world’s bestselling historians of medieval Europe. Together and separately, they wrote more than twenty books, which col-lectively have sold more than a million copies. They lived in Michigan.

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Life in a Medieval Village 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The book is a little hard to understand @ somepoints but after it gets a bit easier. I have learned alot about the Middle Ages through this book!
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I found this book to be a good source of information. However I felt some of the extra details thrown in to be randomly placed through out the book as well as sometimes unnecessary. The book however does give a very realistic view of what life would have been like in a medieval village.