The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries by Ralph Griffiths

The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries

EditorRalph Griffiths

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This book encompasses the histories of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, and also considers the relationships between the different parts of the British Isles. Six chapters examine key themes in turn: society and population, economic life, religion, intellectual life and culturalexpression, kingdoms and dominions at peace and at war, and kingship and government. Specially commissioned from six leading historians, these chapters provide lively and authoritative coverage of the main developments of the period. Including maps, a chronology, and an introduction and conclusionby Ralph Griffiths to draw together key points, this book provides an integrated and accessible account of these islannds.

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Ralph Griffiths is Professor of Medieval History at the University of Wales, Swansea. His publications include the best selling Oxford Illustrated History of the British Monarchy (OUP 1988) and, with John Gillingham, Medieval Britain: A Very Short Introduction (OUP 2000).
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Title:The Fourteenth and Fifteenth CenturiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:298 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.62 inPublished:September 18, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198731418

ISBN - 13:9780198731412

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Table of Contents

Ralph Griffiths: Introduction1. Philip Morgan: Population, Social Ranks, and Relationships2. Gervase Rosser: Poverty, Prosperity, and the Rhythms of Economic Life3. Richard Davies: The Christian Faith and the Church4. Michael Bennet: Intellectual Life and Cultural Expression5. Robin Frame: Kingdoms and Dominions at Peace and at War6. Tony Goodman: Kingship and GovernmentRalph Griffiths: EpilogueMapsChronologyFurther Reading

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`...will undoubtedly assume its rightful place on student reading-lists across the British isles and beyond.'The English Historical Review