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Life in a Medieval Village [Paperback]

Frances Gies , Joseph Gies
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5 Dec 1990
A lively, detailed picture of village life in the Middle Ages by the authors of Life in a Medieval City and Life in a Medieval Castle. "A good general introduction to the history of this period."--Los Angeles Times

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  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: HarperPerennial; Reprint edition (5 Dec 1990)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0060920467
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060920463
  • Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 13.6 x 1.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 38,849 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Frances and Joseph Gies have been writing books about medieval history for thirty years. Together and separately, they are the authors of more than twenty books, including Life in a Medieval City, Life in a Medieval Castle, Life in a Medieval Village, The Knight in History, and Cathedral, Forge, and Waterwheel. They live near Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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IN THE MODERN WORLD THE VILLAGE IS MERELY A very small town, often a metropolitan suburb, always very much a part of the world outside. Read the first page
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32 of 32 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very well researched book 22 Feb 2010
Format:Paperback
This book was recommended by a friend. I have become involved with a local history society and we are specifically interested in the written history of our village since the Norman conquest. We have lots of manorial court documents dating from 1244 and are having them translated. This was just what I needed as background to give us an understanding as to what life was like in a medieval village. Almost every statement is backed up with reference to the relevant source document. Excellent value for money.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A really good read 2 Dec 2010
By D. Cook
Format:Paperback
Very informative and helpful for writers seeking more knowledge about England's past or for those who just want to learn about how village life was back then.

Shame no colour photo's, but written in an easy style that's comforting.

Very good read - please buy this.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars good insight to the ordanary medieval people 12 Oct 2010
By Julian
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
This book has good and precise references to how ordanary people lived in the 12th - 14C. This is a good tool for me to use as a reenacter when our public ask those interesting questions.
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78 of 92 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars So good I bought it. 22 Aug 1999
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
Years ago I checked this book out of the library. I bought a copy the day the book was returned to the library. I have used it so much for my research that it is now held together with tape and glue. (I am a published author of short fantasy stories that have as their framework some of the information on village life from this book.) Thanks are due to these fine people for opening up the past to our modern eyes.
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5.0 out of 5 stars a fascinating book 11 May 2013
By jj4
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I needed this for research and found it very useful, well-written and informative. A good buy for those interested in medieval social history.
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