Urban Life in the Middle Ages
By (author) Keith D. Lilley
Normal Price: $177.95
Your Price: $160.16 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $17.79! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $8.01 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Urban Life in the Middle Ages by Keith D. Lilley
Book DescriptionWhat was life like in towns and cities in medieval Europe? How did people live, and why was it that some towns grew into major urban centres while others did not? After the year 1000, all across Europe urban life prospered as it had never done before. New towns emerged, and established towns and cities grew larger and became more powerful and dominant. During the later Middle Ages these towns and cities were the focus of religious, political, commercial and social activity; the places where power, profit, piety and people all came together. Urban life was indeed the making of medieval Europe. Drawing upon original research, as well as the work of medieval historians, urban archaeologists and historical geographers, Keith Lilley explores the close relationship that existed between the life of towns in the Middle Ages and the life within towns. Taking a fresh and challenging approach, this richly-illustrated book will be invaluable to anyone interested in medieval Europe. It focuses on important themes, including lordship, property, and townscape, and explores the processes which not only shaped the towns and cities of medieval Europe, but also the people who lived in them.
Buy Urban Life in the Middle Ages book by Keith D. Lilley from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780333712481
(222mm x 141mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Keith D. Lilley
Mapping Medieval Geographies, Paperback (August 2016)
This book explores how geographical ideas, traditions and knowledge were shaped, circulated and received in Europe during the Middle Ages.
City and Cosmos, Hardback (July 2009)
An exploration of what 'the city' represented in the medieval imagination. Drawing upon original accounts, illustrations and maps from across medieval Europe, and on science, religion, art, literature, drama and architecture of the Latin West, it offers an interpretation of how medieval Christians saw their urban worlds.
Urban Life in the Middle Ages, Paperback (November 2001)» View all books by Keith D. Lilley
In medieval Europe, how did people live, and why did some towns grow into major urban centres while others did not? Drawing on original research, as well as the work of medieval historians, urban archaeologists and historical geographers, this book addresses these difficult questions.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Urban Life in the Middle Ages book by Keith D. Lilley and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Keith D. Lilley
KEITH D. LILLEY is currently lecturer in human geography at Queen's University, Belfast. Previously he held a British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Royal Holloway (University of London). His work focuses on the built form of medieval towns and cities, particularly their planning and design.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.