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Medieval Britain : the age of chivalry

Author: Lloyd Robert Laing; Jennifer Laing
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Constructs an intricate tableau of life in the medieval world, using existing evidence of art and architecture to explore all spheres of life, from the dizzy heights of courtly love to the fields of the humble serf. Includes sections on urban, rural, Church and court society and absorbing detail on medieval pastimes, science and superstition, art, attitudes to women and the more gruesome aspects of medical practice.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd Robert Laing; Jennifer Laing
ISBN: 0312162782 9780312162788
OCLC Number: 34704880
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Society --
Castles --
The countryside --
The church --
Towns --
Trade and communications --
Science and technology, superstition and medicine --
Leisure and fashion --
Intellectual and artistic endeavour.
Responsibility: Lloyd and Jennifer Laing.

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Constructs an intricate tableau of life in the medieval world, using existing evidence of art and architecture to explore all spheres of life, from the dizzy heights of courtly love to the fields of the humble serf. Includes sections on urban, rural, Church and court society and absorbing detail on medieval pastimes, science and superstition, art, attitudes to women and the more gruesome aspects of medical practice.

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