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Life in a medieval castle

Author: Joseph Gies; Frances Gies
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, [2015] ©1974
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authors allow medieval man and woman to speak for themselves through selections from past journals, songs, even account books. The Gieses' succeed in making a remote and unfamiliar world accessible -- Kirkus Reviews.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Gies; Frances Gies
ISBN: 9780062414793 0062414798
OCLC Number: 930371027
Notes: Originally published by Harper Colophon in 1979. Reprinted by Perennial in 2002 and reissued in 2015.
Description: xv, 272, 14 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Chepstow Castle --
The castle comes to England --
The lord of the castle --
The castle as a house --
The lady --
The household --
A day in the castle --
Hunting as a way of life --
The villagers --
The making of a knight --
The castle at war --
The castle year --
The decline of the castle.
Responsibility: Joseph and Frances Gies.

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The authors allow medieval man and woman to speak for themselves through selections from past journals, songs, even account books. The Gieses' succeed in making a remote and unfamiliar world accessible -- Kirkus Reviews.

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