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The Creation of a Community

The City of Wells in the Middle Ages

The Creation of a Community( )
Author: Shaw, David G.
Series title:Oxford Historical Monographs
ISBN:978-0-19-820401-5
Publication Date:Jul 1993
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $67.23
Book Description:

This is the first scholarly history of the city of Wells in the Middle Ages. David Gary Shaw traces the growth of Wells from a rural manor into the prosperous borough it became by the late twelfth century. Dr Shaw examines the variety of trades which flourished in Wells--including tanning, glove-making, and cloth-manufacture--and analyzes the composition of the burgess community. He also explores the importance of the family, the extent of social mobility, the position of women, and...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Medieval
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.453 x 22.225 x 2.69 cm
Book Weight:0.585 Kilograms



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