State and Society in the Early Middle Ages: The Middle Rhine Valley, 400-1000

State and Society in the Early Middle Ages: The Middle Rhine Valley, 400-1000

by Matthew Innes
     
 

A detailed analysis of the workings of society at the heart of Charlemagne's empire during the 'Dark Ages'.See more details below

Overview

A detailed analysis of the workings of society at the heart of Charlemagne's empire during the 'Dark Ages'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521027168
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series, #47
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of abbreviations; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Monasticism, spiritual patronage and social structure; 3. Land, kinship and status; 4. Local power: collective action, conflict and consensus; 5. Locality and centre: mechanisms of extraction; 6. Political power from the fifth to the eleventh century; 7. Conclusion: state and society in the early medieval west; Bibliography; Index.

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