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The Carolingian Economy

Author : Adriaan Verhulst
ISBN : 0521004748
Genre : Business & Economics
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A comprehensive evaluation of the economy of the Carolingian empire (753-877).
Category: Business & Economics

The Carolingian World

Author : Marios Costambeys
ISBN : 9780521563666
Genre : History
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A comprehensive and accessible survey of the great Carolingian empire, which dominated western Europe in the eighth and ninth centuries.
Category: History

Origins Of The European Economy

Author : Michael McCormick
ISBN : 0521661021
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 43.26 MB
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A comprehensive analysis of economic transition between the later Roman empire and Charlemagne's reigne.
Category: Business & Economics

The Long Morning Of Medieval Europe

Author : Jennifer R. Davis
ISBN : 0754662543
Genre : History
File Size : 50.52 MB
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Scholars from Europe and North America convened at Harvard University in 2004 for an interdisciplinary conference aimed at Rethinking the Early Middle Ages. What are the issues and techniques of research defining the field today, and what will they be tom
Category: History

Charles The Bald

Author : Janet L. Nelson
ISBN : 9781317899570
Genre : History
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This important and long-awaited study is the first full-scale biography of Charlemagne's grandson, King of the West Franks from 843 to 877, and Emperor from 875. Posterity has not been kind to Charles or his age, seeing him as a fatally weak ruler in decadent times, threatened by Viking invaders and overmighty subjects. Janet Nelson, however, reveals an able and resourceful ruler who, under challenging conditions, maintained and enhanced royal authority, and held together the kingdom that, outlasting the Carolingians themselves, in due course became France.
Category: History

The Oxford Handbook Of Women And Gender In Medieval Europe

Author : Judith M. Bennett
ISBN : 9780191667305
Genre : History
File Size : 40.79 MB
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The Oxford Handbook of Women and Gender in Medieval Europe provides a comprehensive overview of the gender rules encountered in Europe in the period between approximately 500 and 1500 C.E. The essays collected in this volume speak to interpretative challenges common to all fields of women's and gender history - that is, how best to uncover the experiences of ordinary people from archives formed mainly by and about elite males, and how to combine social histories of lived experiences with cultural histories of gendered discourses and identities. The collection focuses on Western Europe in the Middle Ages but offers some consideration of medieval Islam and Byzantium. The Handbook is structured into seven sections: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim thought; law in theory and practice; domestic life and material culture; labour, land, and economy; bodies and sexualities; gender and holiness; and the interplay of continuity and change throughout the medieval period. It contains material from some of the foremost scholars in this field, and it not only serves as the major reference text in medieval and gender studies, but also provides an agenda for future new research.
Category: History

Post Roman Towns Trade And Settlement In Europe And Byzantium The Heirs Of The Roman West

Author : Joachim Henning
ISBN : 3110183560
Genre : History
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Both specialists and the general public have been excited by the recent progress made in our knowledge and understanding of early medieval towns and economic archaeology by new research approaches and the use of scientific methods. This collection of conference papers contains archaeological and interdisciplinary studies presented by international authorities at a conference in Bad Homburg in 2004. The topics of the papers focus on the structures and economic functions of non-agrarian centres in the East and West, the connections between them, their differences and their development.
Category: History

The Birth Of The Western Economy

Author : Robert Latouche
ISBN : 9781136596513
Genre : Business & Economics
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First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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The Byzantine Economy

Author : Angeliki E. Laiou
ISBN : 9781139465755
Genre : History
File Size : 61.84 MB
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This is a concise survey of the economy of the Byzantine Empire from the fourth century AD to the fall of Constantinople in 1453. Organised chronologically, the book addresses key themes such as demography, agriculture, manufacturing and the urban economy, trade, monetary developments, and the role of the state and ideology. It provides a comprehensive overview of the economy with an emphasis on the economic actions of the state and the productive role of the city and non-economic actors, such as landlords, artisans and money-changers. The final chapter compares the Byzantine economy with the economies of western Europe and concludes that the Byzantine economy was one of the most successful examples of a mixed economy in the pre-industrial world. This is the only concise general history of the Byzantine economy and will be essential reading for students of economic history, Byzantine history and medieval history more generally.
Category: History