A Medieval Life: Cecilia Penifader of Brigstock, C. 1297-1344 / Edition 1 by Judith Bennett | 9780072903317 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
A Medieval Life: Cecilia Penifader of Brigstock, C. 1297-1344 / Edition 1

A Medieval Life: Cecilia Penifader of Brigstock, C. 1297-1344 / Edition 1

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by Judith Bennett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072903317

ISBN-13: 9780072903317

Pub. Date: 11/20/1998

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This history of medieval village life is told through the experiences of Cecilia Penifader, a peasant woman who lived on one English manor in the early fourteenth century. This truly unique book offers a wealth of insight into medieval peasant society, bringing many of the characteristics of a time and a people to life. Short and readable, it is an ideal text for

Overview

This history of medieval village life is told through the experiences of Cecilia Penifader, a peasant woman who lived on one English manor in the early fourteenth century. This truly unique book offers a wealth of insight into medieval peasant society, bringing many of the characteristics of a time and a people to life. Short and readable, it is an ideal text for undergraduate teaching, suitable for courses in Western civilization, medieval history, women's history, and English history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072903317
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
11/20/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
576,019
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The World Around Her

Chapter 3: Lords, Ladies, and Peasants

Chapter 4: Parish, Belief, Ritual

Chapter 5: Changing Times

Chapter 6: Kin and Household

Chapter 7: An Economy of Makeshifts

Chapter 8: Community

Chapter 9: Women and Men

Chapter 10: Medieval Peasants, Modern People
Glossary

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