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Late medieval France /
Graeme Small.
imprint
Basingstoke [Eng.] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
description
xx, 242 p. : maps ; 22 cm.
ISBN
0333642430 (pbk.), 9780333642436 (pbk.)
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imprint
Basingstoke [Eng.] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
isbn
0333642430 (pbk.)
9780333642436 (pbk.)
contents note
Ruling the French in the late Middle Ages -- Rural France, c.1300-1500 -- Royal France, c.1328-1380 -- Royal France, c.1380-1461 -- Municipal France, c.1300-1500.
abstract
"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" -- Provided by publisher.
catalogue key
7019502
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 216-229) and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Graeme Small is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Glasgow. His previous publications include Court and Civic Society in the Burgundian Netherlands (2007, with Andrew Brown).
Reviews
Review Quotes
"A very good book which deals with its subject in a clear, thorough, well-organized, and distinctive manner." -- Jonathan Boulton, University of Notre Dame
'A very good book which deals with its subject in a clear, thorough, well-organized, and distinctive manner.' - Jonathan Boulton, University of Notre Dame, USA '[T]his is a very useful textbook, which successfully performs its avowed function of bringing together recent French literature and making it accessible to an English-speaking audience.' - Caroline Burt, MEDIUM ÆVUM
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Summaries
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A fresh history of the kingdom of France in its political, social, economic and religious dimensions during the period c.1328-c.1461
Main Description
Late Medieval France presents a new analysis of political change within the kingdom of the Valois monarchs during the turbulent period of the Hundred Years' War. Graeme Small:
Main Description
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.
Main Description
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.
Main Description
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.
Table of Contents
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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