Peasant And Community In Medieval England, 1200-1500

Peasant And Community In Medieval England, 1200-1500

by Phillipp R. Schofield
     
 

The medieval peasant was not the solitary self-sufficient being that he perhaps appears to be, but rather he was 'integrated into complex, long-standing and broad social, cultural, political, economic and demographic systems which affected and were influenced by the life of the peasant'.See more details below

Overview

The medieval peasant was not the solitary self-sufficient being that he perhaps appears to be, but rather he was 'integrated into complex, long-standing and broad social, cultural, political, economic and demographic systems which affected and were influenced by the life of the peasant'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333647103
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/16/2003
Series:
Medieval Culture and Society Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Peasant and Community • Part I: Land • Land: Tenure, Landholding and Rent • Determinants of Peasant Landholding • The Transfer of Peasant Land • Part II: Family • Family and Household • Peasant Marriage and Household Formation: Issues and Influences • Part III: Worlds Beyond: Market, Crown and Church • Peasants and the Market • Peasants and Politics • Peasants and Religion

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