Kinship & conquest : family strategies in the principality of Salerno during the Norman period, 1077-1194 (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Kinship & conquest : family strategies in the principality of Salerno during the Norman period, 1077-1194

Author: Joanna H Drell
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Historians of medieval Europe have long employed the family as a window through which to explore broader social, political, and economic issues. Drawing primarily on the abundant charter sources in the archive of S.S. Trinita at Cava dei Tirreni, Joanna H. Drell has reconstructed the history of family relationships in the Principality of Salerno from its conquest by the Normans in 1077 to the death of the last
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna H Drell
ISBN: 0801438780 9780801438783
OCLC Number: 48588389
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2003 Howard R. Marraro Prize (Americ.
Description: xii, 245 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The noble families of the principality of Salerno --
Marriage customs and strategies --
Inheritance and the transfer of property --
Lineage and the memory of kinship --
The meanings of family.
Other Titles: Kinship and conquest
Responsibility: Joanna H. Drell.
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"Drell's detailed study of Salernitan society is informed by an extensive awareness of scholarly work on related topics in other regions of Western Europe. She draws attention to significant elements Read more...

 
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