P.S. Lewis's work has done much to make the history of Prance in the later middle ages more accessible to the English reader and to establish new lines of enquiry and interpretation. The book's central theme is the physical and mental structure of French politics in the period. Following a general survey, the author illustrates his arguments by examining a series of institutions, attitudes and ideas.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-15 - Publisher: A&C Black
P.S. Lewis's work has done much to make the history of Prance in the later middle ages more accessible to the English reader and to establish new lines of enquiry and interpretation. The book's central theme is the physical and mental structure of French politics in the period. Following a
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Scholars of history and literature in England and France are the contributors to this collection of papers, many of which consider writers and the influence of their works in 14th- and 15th-century France, particularly Jean Froissart and Alain Chartier. Other topics include: methodological approaches to the oeuvre of Froissart; notions
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-02-13 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
David Potter's detailed examination of war and government in Picardy, a region of France hitherto neglected by historians, has much to say about the development of French absolutism and the participation of the nobility in the government of the kingdom.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Camden House
Founded in 1977 as the publication organ for the Fifteenth-Century Symposium, Fifteenth-Century Studies has appeared annually since then. It publishes essays on all aspects of life in the fifteenth century, including literature, drama, history, philosophy, art, music, religion, science, and ritual and custom. The editors strive to do justice to
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-15 - Publisher: Manchester University Press
Over the course of a career spanning five decades, Jane Taylor has shown a commitment to the rehabilitation of the more neglected aspects of later medieval French literature. This volume brings together original contributions from scholars who have worked alongside Taylor and directly or indirectly benefitted from her example. The