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The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries : Short Oxford History of the British Isles - Ralph Griffiths

The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries

Short Oxford History of the British Isles

By: Ralph Griffiths (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st October 2003
ISBN: 9780198731412
Number Of Pages: 298

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This book encompasses the histories of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, and also considers the relationships between the different parts of the British Isles. Six chapters examine key themes in turn: society and population, economic life, religion, intellectual life and cultural expression, kingdoms and dominions at peace and at war, and kingship and government. Specially commissioned from six leading historians, these chapters provide lively and authoritative coverage of the main developments of the period. Including maps, a chronology, and an introduction and conclusion by Ralph Griffiths to draw together key points, this book provides an integrated and accessible account of these islannds.

`...will undoubtedly assume its rightful place on student reading-lists across the British isles and beyond.' The English Historical Review

List of plates List of maps and figures Map and table section Coinages and exchange rates List of contributors Ralph Griffiths: Introduction 1: Gervase Rosser: The quality of life 2: Philip Morgan: Ranks of society 3: Richard Davies: The Church 4: Michael Bennett: Forms of cultural expression 5: Robin Frame: Kingdoms and dominions at peace and war 6: Anthony Goodman: Kingship and government Ralph Griffiths: Epilogue Further Reading Chronology Glossary Map and table section Index

ISBN: 9780198731412
ISBN-10: 0198731418
Series: Short Oxford History of the British Isles
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 298
Published: 1st October 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.44