Life on the English Manor (Studies in Mediaeval Life & Thought) Д344. H. S. Bennett. ISBN: 0521091055

Life on the English Manor (Studies in Mediaeval Life & Thought)

This book gives a picture of the daily and yearly round of the English peasant in the Middle Ages. H. S. Bennett explains the feudal system which linked the poor man to the soil and to the service of his lord and the church in a pattern of customary duesand rights, payments, labours and small privileges. The author gives lively details of the pattern of medieval country life: the influence of the seasons and the state of contemporary knowledge on the work of the fields; the place of religion in everydaylife; the workings of feudal justice; popular attitudes to the social structure; the business of getting a living. Since all the inhabitants of England outside the few large towns were essentially countrymen, this is an introduction to life in medieval England as a whole.
Автор H. S. Bennett
Язык английский
ISBN 0521091055
Переплёт Мягкая обложка
Модель Д344
Код товара 9780521091053
5465
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