The Origins of Peasant Servitude in Medieval Cataloniaby Paul Freedman
Pub. Date: 11/30/2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This 1991 book is an examination of Catalonian peasants in the Middle Ages integrating archival evidence with medieval theories of society. See more details below
This 1991 book is an examination of Catalonian peasants in the Middle Ages integrating archival evidence with medieval theories of society.
- Cambridge University Press
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- Cambridge Iberian and Latin American Studies Series
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- 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.63(d)
Table of Contents
Preface; List of maps; List of tables; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction: medieval serfdom and Catalonia; 2. Enduring characteristics of rural Catalonia; 3. The free peasants of the ninth to eleventh centuries; 4. Changes in the status of peasants: late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries; 5. Catalan servitude in the thirteenth century; 6. Effects of the Black Death; 7. Peasant agitation and civil war, 1388–1486; Conclusion: origins of Catalan servitude; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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