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Adrian J. Boas
The present work aims at taking an in-depth look at domestic life in the Latin East through an examination of the various types of domestic buildings that were to be found in the towns and villages of the Crusader states.
Through the juxtaposition of legal theory and practice and the utilization of detailed family reconstruction, a comparison of the property, remarriage and identity of widows in two fundamentally different societies provides a fresh approach which reconsiders generalizations about widows’ ...
Edited by David Worthington
This book comprises the first full-length comparison of Scottish, Irish, English and Welsh migration within Europe in the early modern period. The contributions demonstrate the fruitfulness of pursuing a comparative approach to seventeenth-century British and Irish history.
Damian J. Smith
Edited by Spencer E. Young
This collaborative volume explores how the creation and the crossing of faculty, disciplinary and social boundaries contributed to the development of the medieval European university.
Focussing on an anomaly - highly controverisal, but at face value useless privileges granted to the university of Louvain -, this book explores the entanglement of material, political, religious and intellectual interests nurtured by early modern academics in the Confessional Age.
Drawing on the new ways of reading and studying ancient and early medieval sources, this book explores the appearance of the Croat identity in early medieval Dalmatia.
Following contemporary approaches and current trends in historiography, the book in 18 papersdeals with the history of Slovene and neighbouring territories in the Middle Ages, and Slovene historiography related to the period. It makes the medieval history of this part of Europe accessible to the ...
In the Nordic medieval laws a new definition of kinship – a canonical one – was introduced, based on the Church’s incest prohibitions and the requirement to love your kin. It influences the rules for property transfer, inheritance, wergeld and marriage.
Focused on the formative force of national identity for the Poles – the transmission of values – the book offers a tour of a huge set of primary sources from the period 966-1138 in search of the traditions of the Piasts – the ruling dynasty of Poland.
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