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Ramsey: The Lives of an English Fenland Town, 1200-1600
In a vividly detailed study of the small English market town of Ramsey, the authors examine the inner life of this fascinating community from the twelfth century to the end of the sixteenth century.Expand
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Local Government in a Small Town: A Medieval Leet Jury and its Constituents *
The search for the origins of modern democratic institutions, institutions grounded in what philosophers call “legitimation by consent,” has led historians far upstream into numerous tributaries.Expand
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Witchcraft and Conflicting Visions of the Ideal Village Community
In the fallen world, communities (patterns of interaction) are endlessly dying and being born. The historian's job is to specify what, at a given moment, is changing into or being annihilated byExpand
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Redefining the Peasant Community in Medieval England: The Regional Perspective
Historians of the medieval English peasantry have tended to assume that the history of peasants and their culture can best be revealed through the history of the village as a social and economicExpand
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