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Life in medieval France.

Joan Evans

Life in medieval France.

by Joan Evans

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Published by Phaidon in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed., Humphrey Milford, 1925.

The Physical Object
Pagination255p.,ill.,26cm
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17330852M

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  Medieval history comes alive in Joseph and Frances Gies’s classic bestseller on life in medieval villages. This new reissue of Life in a Medieval Village, by respected historians Joseph and Frances Gies, paints a lively, convincing portrait of rural people at work and at play in the Middle ng on the village of Elton, in the English East Midlands, the Gieses .   We asked some writers to name the best novels about life in rural France apart from the classic A Year in Provence. Here's what they came up with. (And no, there are no books about Paris here.).

A good overview of medieval life, divided into chapters on different aspects. However, take the details with caution, as they are focussed on one city in particular - the trading town of Troyes in France, so details on marriage ceremonies, legal and government structures and trading styles may not apply to Britain/5(). Life in Medieval France by E. R. Chamberlin A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or Rating: % positive.


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