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Author Gies, Frances.

Title Life in a medieval village [Hoopla electronic resource] / Frances and Joseph Gies.

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [United States] : Tantor Audio, 2017.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 47 min.)) : digital.
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Cast Read by Anne Flosnik.
Summary Life in a Medieval Village, by respected historians Joseph and Frances Gies, paints a lively, convincing portrait of rural people at work and at play in the Middle Ages. Focusing on the village of Elton, in the English East Midlands, the Gieses detail the agricultural advances that made communal living possible, explain what domestic life was like for serf and lord alike, and describe the central role of the church in maintaining social harmony. Though the main focus is on Elton, c. 1300, the Gieses supply enlightening historical context on the origin, development, and decline of the European village, itself an invention of the Middle Ages. Meticulously researched, Life in a Medieval Village is a remarkable account that illustrates the captivating world of the Middle Ages and demonstrates what it was like to live during a fascinating-and often misunderstood-era.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Elton (Cambridgeshire, England) -- Social conditions. -- Sound recordings.
Elton (Cambridgeshire, England) -- Rural conditions. -- Sound recordings.
Peasants -- England -- Elton (Cambridgeshire) -- History. -- Sound recordings.
Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500. -- Sound recordings.
Villages -- England -- Elton (Cambridgeshire) -- History. -- Sound recordings.
England -- Social life and customs -- 1066-1485.
Elton (Cambridgeshire, England) -- Rural conditions.
Elton (Cambridgeshire, England) -- Social conditions.
Added Author Gies, Joseph.
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ISBN 9781541490666 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1541490665 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT11957199
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