Those Who Worked: An Anthology of Sources (Anthology of by Peter Speed

By Peter Speed

"Those Who labored" incorporates a good selection of readings from Britain and the Continent is richly illustrated and offers an incredible advent to vintage resources and new traits in medieval stories for the scholar and the overall reader alike.

Chapter issues comprise: agriculture from the overdue Roman Empire to the past due center a while; the village; cities; shopkeepers and craftspeople; accomplishing company; city govt; exchange, cash and banking; households; foods and drinks; interests; the negative; the in poor health; plague and rebellion.

234 readings conceal files; inventories; calendars, chronicles and histories; tourists’ money owed; medical treatises; biographies; letters and notebooks; poetry and plays.

"Those Who labored" is a quantity in Peter Speed’s three-volume sequence of medieval resources in English translation.

Preface, word list, bibliography, and index. ninety five illustrations, 2 maps.

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