Daughters of London

Inheriting Opportunity in the Late Middle Ages

Kate Kelsey Staples

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€105,00
$140.00
ISBN13: 
9789004203112
E-ISBN: 
9789004203143
Publication Date: 
March 2011
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
240 pp.
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ISSN: 
1872-7875
Volume: 
8

Edited by Sari Katajala-Peltomaa, University of Tampere, and Susanna Niiranen, University of Jyväskylä

Mental (Dis)order in the Late Middle Ages sketches the boundaries between mental, social and physical order and various states of disorder – unexpected mood swings, fury, melancholy, stress, insomnia, and demonic influence – and focuses on the interaction between lay and elite cultures.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264144
Publication date: 
March 2014

Edited by Katherine L. Jansen, G. Geltner and Anne E. Lester

Center and Periphery honors Willliam Chester Jordan on the occasion of his 65th birthday. The essays by his former doctoral students examine the complexity of negotiating power at the center and margins of society in medieval Europe and the Mediterranean.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243590
Publication date: 
April 2013

Patricia Turning

In Municipal Officials, Their Public, and the Negotiation of Justice in Medieval Languedoc, Turning explores the role of the urban public in shaping local jurisdiction as the region of Languedoc became a part of the Capetian kingdom in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234642
Publication date: 
September 2012

Edited by Jenifer Ní Ghrádaigh and Emmett O'Byrne

A key case-study and argument for the wider relevance of Ireland in understanding the political ambitions and frustrations of the English crown, this book interrogates afresh evidence for Ireland's liminality and barbarity, c.1000-1500, with in-depth contributions by historians,...
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004225862
Publication date: 
October 2012

Aengus Ward

This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the construction of the late medieval chronicle in Iberia by means of an examination of eighteen different late medieval accounts of the reign of the Visigothic king Wamba.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004202726
Publication date: 
March 2011

Edited by Wendy J. Turner

This essay collection examines aspects of mental impairment from a variety of angles to unearth medieval perspectives on mental affliction. This volume on madness in the Middle Ages elucidates how medieval society conceptualized mental afflictions, especially in law and culture.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004187498
Publication date: 
September 2010

Edited by Yelena Mazour-Matusevich and Alexandra S. Korros

The seventeen authors of this volume present an all-round picture of the person, the work, and the influence of the Russian medievalist Aron Gurevich who introduced innovative approaches to scholarship against all odds. Professor Janos Bak, Central European University
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004186507
Publication date: 
July 2010

Edited by Lucie Doležalova

Based on case studies from across Europe including its ‘peripheries,’ this book offers an interdisciplinary perspective on the notion of memory in the Middle Ages concentrating on contructing memory both as individual competence and as part of a society’s identity.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004179257
Publication date: 
November 2009

Daniel E. Thiery

Drawing on spiritual and legal sources, this book provides a novel perspective on how late medieval Christianity problematized parishioners' use of violence and how parishioners tried to reconcile the demands of their faith with cultural norms that honored violent conduct.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004173873
Publication date: 
March 2009

Sara M. Butler

Drawing on a wide range of legal and literary sources, this book offers a comprehensive investigation into the acceptability of violence in marriage at a time when social expectations of gender and marriage were in transition.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004156340
Publication date: 
January 2007

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