Framing the Early Middle Ages
Author: Wickham, Chris.
Title: Framing the Early Middle Ages : Europe and the Mediterranean, 400-800.
Published: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Description: Large 8vo. xxviii, 990 p. : ill., maps. Light edgewear, bottom right hand corner creased & reading creases to the spine. Ex Libris stamp & name of D & L Rollason to the fep. Extensive footnotes with references. Bibliography Primary Sources: (p. 832-844). Bibliography Secondary Sources: (p. 845-944). Very good. Softcover. ISBN: 9780199212965
Contents: States -- Geography and politics -- The form of the state -- Aristocratic power-structures -- Aristocracies -- Managing the land -- Political breakdown and state-building in the North -- Peasantries -- Peasants and local societies : case studies -- Rural settlement and village societies -- Peasant society and its problems -- Networks -- Cities -- Systems of exchange -- General conclusions.
Note: From the Library of Professor D. Rollason & Dr L. Rollason of the Medieval History Department at Durham University.