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Peasant Perspectives on the Medieval Landscape: A study of three communities (2020)
Book
Kilby, S. (2020). Peasant Perspectives on the Medieval Landscape: A study of three communities. University of Hertfordshire Press

This compelling new study forms part of a new wave of scholarship on the medieval rural environment in which the focus moves beyond purely socio-economic concerns to incorporate the lived experience of peasants. For too long, the principal intellectu... Read More about Peasant Perspectives on the Medieval Landscape: A study of three communities.

Devotion to the Holy Name of Jesus in the Medieval West (2019)
Book Chapter
LUTTON, R. (2019). Devotion to the Holy Name of Jesus in the Medieval West. In Illuminating Jesus in the Middle Ages. , (129-53). Leiden /Boston: Brill Academic Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004409422_009

From the eleventh century onward, there was an increasing preoccupation in Western Christianity with Christ’s humanity and suffering body. This “Christocentric turn” was not just towards the bloodied human body of Christ but also towards his human na... Read More about Devotion to the Holy Name of Jesus in the Medieval West.

Domestic buildings: understanding houses and society (2016)
Book Chapter
King, C. (2016). Domestic buildings: understanding houses and society. The Routledge handbook of material culture in Early Modern Europe. , (111-125). London: Routledge

This chapter argues that understanding consumption must involve contextualising objects; the built environment has often been treated as a passive backdrop or container for new goods in the early modern world, rather than a socially, economically and... Read More about Domestic buildings: understanding houses and society.



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