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Title:
Family life in the Middle Ages
Author:
Mitchell, Linda Elizabeth.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Physical Description:
xii, 240 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: Investigating the medieval family -- The late Roman family and transition to the Middle Ages -- The family in the medieval West -- The family in the Byzantine East -- The family in the Islamic world -- The Jewish family in the Middle Ages -- The physical environment of the medieval family -- Grooms and brides, husbands and wives, fathers and mothers -- Children and the family -- Religion and the family -- Families, labor, and the laboring family -- The family as rhetorical device : traditional, transitional, and non-traditional families.
ISBN:
9780313336300
Format :
Book