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Erik Kwakkel

Erik Kwakkel is book historian and professor at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Full skin with regulations for bread-making in Winchester, England, sixteenth century. Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Libraries, LJS 238. Public domain. Source: www.openn.library.upenn.edu.We remain in the realm of flat objects...

Second-Hand Books Before Print

Erik Kwakkel

Erik Kwakkel is book historian and professor at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Fifteenth-century price in thirteenth-century text (top of page). Leiden, UB, BPL 168, fol. 56v. With permission.This chapter and the next again focus on the medieval reader; not to examine how the manuscript reflects reading practices...

Medieval diets – the food landscape

Andrew Jotischky

Andrew Jotischky is Professor of Medieval History at Lancaster University, UK. He has published widely on aspects of medieval religious history; his principal publications include Crusading and the Crusader States (2004), and The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Bible Lands, with Caroline Hull (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Hermit’s Cookbook : Monks, Food and Fasting in the Middle Ages

Continuum, 2011

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...Typical Medieval Diets Writing about the food eaten by monks and monastic communities in antiquity and the Middle Ages raises obvious questions of comparison. How did the standard monastic fare contrast, if at all, with what was eaten...

Azarbaydjan

Pete Christensen

Peter Christensen is Lecturer at the Institute of History, University of Copenhagen and at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Copenhagen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steve Sampson

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The Decline of Iranshahr : Irrigation and Environment in the Middle East, 500 bc–ad 1500

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...Azarbaydjan comprises the northwestern corner of the Iranian Plateau, from the Qizil Uzan and the Tarum Highlands in the south to the Aras (Arakes) in the north. Arran , i.e. the territory further to the north, between the Aras and the Kur...

From Crisis to Continued Decline: Mesopotamia between Two Plague Pandemics

Pete Christensen

Peter Christensen is Lecturer at the Institute of History, University of Copenhagen and at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Copenhagen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steve Sampson

Steve Sampson

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The Decline of Iranshahr : Irrigation and Environment in the Middle East, 500 bc–ad 1500

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...In spite of demographic losses and environmental instability Mesopotamia remained the Empire's chief resource base. In the two centuries after the crisis of the 7th century, tax assessments of agriculture stabilized at a level of about 100...

Economy

A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Distinguishing between types of domestic economy across Europe and in a time frame of six hundred years, from the beginning of the ninth century to the end of the fourteenth century, presents problems of selection and description...

Conclusion

Susan Rose

Susan Rose was Senior Research Fellow at Roehampton University, UK, and is now retired. She is the author of The Medieval Sea and Medieval Naval Warfare, 1000–1500. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Wine Trade in Medieval Europe 1000–1500

Continuum, 2011

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...In Greek and Roman times it can be argued that all high-volume trades were concerned solely with basic commodities, the very necessities of life; grain, olive oil, and in Mediterranean society, wine can plausibly be placed...

Property and Possession

A Cultural History of Law in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Are property and possession a binome or are they two distinct concepts? That is to say, is there a legal distinction between possessing something and owning something? Simple possession or physical detention has not always...

The Social and Economic Background to the Rural Revolt of 1381

Christopher Dyer

Christopher Dyer is Professor of Regional and Local History at the University of Leicester. He is the author of Making a Living in the Middle Ages, and An Age of Transition? Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Everyday Life in Medieval England

Hambledon and London, 2000

Book chapter

...Was the revolt of 1381 merely a 'passing episode' in English history, an irrational aberration, or was it deeply rooted in the economic and social life of the later Middle Ages?MM Postan, The Medieval Economy and Society (London, 1972), pp....

The city and the trade route in the early Middle Ages

Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages : A Cultural History

I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd, 2009

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...The era of the ‘Great Migrations’ was a catastrophe for the cities of EuropeOut of an extensive literature on this subject, the following are a few especially important positions: M. Lombard, ‘L’évolution urbaine pendant le Haut Moyen Age’,...