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Late Medieval France : European History in Perspective - Graeme Small

Late Medieval France

European History in Perspective

Paperback Published: 1st November 2009
ISBN: 9780333642436
Number Of Pages: 242

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This book provides a fresh introduction to the political history of late medieval France duing the turbulent period of the "Hundred Years' War," taking into account the social, economic and religious contexts. Graeme Small considers not just the monarchy but also prelates, noble networks and the emerging municipalities in this new analysis.

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"A very good book which deals with its subject in a clear, thorough, well-organized, and distinctive manner." -- Jonathan Boulton, University of Notre Dame

List of Mapsp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. x
Note on Moneyp. xii
Genealogyp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Ruling the French in the Late Middle Agesp. 7
Rex Christianissimusp. 8
Church and Statep. 19
Rex Francorump. 25
Regnum Franciaep. 35
Rural France, c. 1300-c. 1500p. 53
Demographic Changep. 54
Peasant Statusp. 59
Peasant Fortunesp. 64
Rural Revoltp. 70
A Crisis of Seigneurial Revenues?p. 76
Landowners-Old and Newp. 84
The Church and Religionp. 88
Royal France, c. 1328-c. 1380p. 95
Philip VI (1328-50)p. 96
John II (1350-64)p. 108
Charles V (1364-80)p. 121
Royal France, c. 1380-c. 1461p. 132
Charles VI (1380-1422)p. 132
Charles VII (1422-61)p. 147
Municipal France, c. 1300-c. 1500p. 171
Populationp. 172
Functionsp. 177
The Church and Religionp. 182
Governmentp. 185
Governors and Governedp. 191
Urban Revoltp. 196
Extra Muros: Towns in the Kingdomp. 200
Epiloguep. 211
Notesp. 216
Guide to Further Readingp. 225
Indexp. 230
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ISBN: 9780333642436
ISBN-10: 0333642430
Series: European History in Perspective
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 242
Published: 1st November 2009
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 13.5  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1