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The village & house in the Middle Ages

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English



  • Europe


  • Dwellings -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Villages -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesVillage and house in the Middle Ages.
StatementJean Chapelot, Robert Fossier ; translated by Henry Cleere.
ContributionsFossier, Robert.
LC ClassificationsGT283 .C4613 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination352 p. :
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2550331M
ISBN 100520046692
LC Control Number85040586

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Village & house in the Middle Ages. London: Batsford, (OCoLC) Online version: Chapelot, Jean. Village & house in the Middle Ages. London: Batsford, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jean Chapelot; Robert Fossier. (). The Village and House in the Middle Ages. By Jean Chapelot and Robert Fossier. Archaeological Journal: Vol. , No. 1, pp. The village & house in the Middle Ages. London: Batsford. MLA Citation. Chapelot, Jean. and Fossier, Robert. The village & house in the Middle Ages / Jean Chapelot, Robert Fossier ; translated by Henry Cleere Batsford London Australian/Harvard Citation. Chapelot, Jean. & Fossier, Robert. In Life in a Medieval Village, acclaimed historians Frances and Joseph Gies reveal what life was actually like in the Middle Ages. Focusing on the village of Elton, in the English East Midlands, the Gieses detail the agricultural advances that made communal living possible and the social and economic divisions that separated lord from serf that made life so difficult for so by:

This is a really sympathetically written book for any history student trying to understand how the domestic front worked in medieval times. The link between the Hall house and the village. How the Tithe system worked and affected everyone/5(51). I really enjoyed this book. In my research of Middle Ages books for youth, I found specialty books (castles, costumes, calendar, foods), and big overviews (everything about the Middle Ages), but no other book like this: one village that really existed -- and all the 5/5(3). This book, though, focuses a lot in the range (high or "middle" middle ages). Essentially the development of complicated feudal and clerical systems, rather than the height of them. i.e/5(51). The reissue of Joseph and Frances Gies’s classic bestseller on life in medieval villages. This new reissue of Life in a Medieval Village, by respected historians Joseph and Frances Gies, paints a 4/5(7).

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