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What was life really like in England in the later Middle Ages? This comprehensive introduction explores the full breadth of English life and society in the period 1200-1500. Opening with a survey of historiographical and demographic debates, the book then explores the central themes of later medieval society, including the social hierarchy, life in towns and the countryside, religious belief, and forms of individual and collective identity. Clustered around these themes a series of authoritative essays develop our understanding of other important social and cultural features of the period, including the experience of war, work, law and order, youth and old age, ritual, travel and transport, and the development of writing and reading. Written in an accessible and engaging manner by an international team of leading scholars, this book is indispensable both as an introduction for students and as a resource for specialists.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521789547
ISBN-10: 0521789540
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 27mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 10-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Rosemary Horrox

Rosemary Horrox is Fellow in History, Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge and lectures and writes extensively on later medieval English History. She is the author of Richard III: A Study of Service (1989) and of The Black Death (1994) and editor of Fifteenth-Century Attitudes (1994) and Beverley Minster: An Illustrated History (2000). W. Mark Ormrod is Professor of Medieval History at the University of York and is a specialist in the history of later medieval England. He is the author of The Reign of Edward III (1990) and Political Life in Medieval England 1300-1450 (1995) and has edited (with Philip Lindley) The Black Death in England (1996) and (with Nicola McDonald) Rites of Passage: Cultures of Transition in Fourteenth-Century England (2004).

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