Making a Living in the Middle Ages: The People of Britain 8500 / Edition 1

Making a Living in the Middle Ages: The People of Britain 8500 / Edition 1

by Christopher Dyer, David Cannadine
     
 

This superb book by Christopher Dyer presents an economic history of Britain from the 9th to 16th century. In it he examines the daily lives, ideas and attitudes of all social classes from peasants to aristocrats, exploring both long- and short-term economic developments and the processes and/or people that dictated and brought about these changes.See more details below

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This superb book by Christopher Dyer presents an economic history of Britain from the 9th to 16th century. In it he examines the daily lives, ideas and attitudes of all social classes from peasants to aristocrats, exploring both long- and short-term economic developments and the processes and/or people that dictated and brought about these changes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300101911
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Series:
The New Economic History of Britain seri
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
424
Sales rank:
748,050
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Preface
Introduction: Approaching the economic history of medieval Britain1
Pt. 1Origins of the medieval economy, c.850-c.110011
1Living on the land, c.850-c.105013
2Crisis and new directions, c.850-c.105043
3Conquest, c.1050-c.110071
Pt. 2Expansion and crisis, c.1100-c.1350101
4Lords, c.1100-c.1315106
5Peasants, c.1100-c.1315155
6Towns and commerce, c.1100-c.1315187
7Crisis, c.1290-c.1350228
Pt. 3Making a new world, c.1350-c.1520265
8The Black Death and its aftermath, c.1348-c.1520271
9Towns, trade and industry, c.1350-c.1520298
10The countryside, c.1350-c.1520330
Conclusion363
Further reading366
Index390

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