Medieval Frontier Societies

Medieval Frontier Societies

by Robert Bartlett
     
 

This is the first study of the nature of frontiers and frontier society in the Middle Ages. Focusing on the frontiers between England and Scotland, Wales, and Ireland; between Castile and Grenada; and on the Elbe, the book examines the consequences for frontier societies of being located in areas of cross-cultural contact and confrontation. This comparative study

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This is the first study of the nature of frontiers and frontier society in the Middle Ages. Focusing on the frontiers between England and Scotland, Wales, and Ireland; between Castile and Grenada; and on the Elbe, the book examines the consequences for frontier societies of being located in areas of cross-cultural contact and confrontation. This comparative study by expert contributors throws new light on our thinking about frontiers, and fills a major gap in the history of medieval Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198203612
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/01/1992
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.96(d)

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