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Johns Hopkins Symposia in Comparative History #11: Medieval Marriage: Two Models from Twelfth-Century France

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Publisher Comments:

"Duby presents a fascinating account of medieval marriage among the aristocracy of northern France, emphasizing the main features of their marriage strategies, the maintenance of the lineage, ' and the making of good marriages."--Journal of Ecclesiastical History. The Johns Hopkins Symposia in Comparative History.

Synopsis:

Eminent French social historian Georges Duby identifies the twelfth century as a crucial turning point in the development of the institution of marriage in Western civilization. His study of medieval marriage is a worthy successor to the exploration of social attitudes begun by Philippe Aries and continued by Fernand Braudel.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-138).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801843198
Translator:
Forster, Elborg
Foreword:
Baldwin, John W.
Foreword by:
Baldwin, John W.
Foreword:
Baldwin, John W.
Author:
Duby, Georges
Author:
Forster, Elborg
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Location:
Baltimore :
Subject:
Europe - France
Subject:
History
Subject:
Marriage
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Sociology - Marriage & Family
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
France
Subject:
Marriage customs and rites, Medieval.
Subject:
France Social life and customs.
Subject:
World History - Medieval and Renaissance
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Johns Hopkins paperbacks ed.
Series:
Johns Hopkins Symposia in Comparative History
Series Volume:
1no. 11
Publication Date:
19911031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
156
Dimensions:
8.47x5.42x.50 in. .45 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Eminent French social historian Georges Duby identifies the twelfth century as a crucial turning point in the development of the institution of marriage in Western civilization. His study of medieval marriage is a worthy successor to the exploration of social attitudes begun by Philippe Aries and continued by Fernand Braudel.
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