Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Medieval World

Editor/Author Crabtree, Pam J.
Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4381-1017-2
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 244
Book Status: Available
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The Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Medieval World provides readers with comprehensive coverage of the medieval world, from the fall of Rome to the European Renaissance, including Western and non-Western cultures and civilizations.

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Table of Contents

  • Advisers and Contributors
  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Maps and Primary Source Documents
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • A
  • adornment
  • agriculture
  • alchemy and magic
  • architecture
  • art
  • astronomy
  • B
  • borders and frontiers
  • building techniques and materials
  • C
  • calendars and clocks
  • children
  • cities
  • climate and geography
  • clothing and footwear
  • crafts
  • crime and punishment
  • D
  • death and burial practices
  • drama and theater
  • E
  • economy
  • education
  • empires and dynasties
  • employment and labor
  • exploration
  • F
  • family
  • festivals
  • food and diet
  • foreigners and barbarians
  • forests and forestry
  • G
  • gender structures and roles
  • government organization
  • H
  • health and disease
  • household goods
  • hunting, fishing, and gathering
  • I
  • illumination
  • inventions
  • L
  • language
  • laws and legal codes
  • literature
  • M
  • metallurgy
  • migration and population movements
  • military
  • mills and milling
  • mining, quarrying, and salt making
  • money and coinage
  • music and musical instruments
  • N
  • natural disasters
  • nomadic and pastoral societies
  • numbers and counting
  • O
  • occupations
  • P
  • pandemics and epidemics
  • R
  • religion and cosmology
  • resistance and dissent
  • roads and bridges
  • S
  • sacred sites
  • scandals and corruption
  • science
  • seafaring and navigation
  • settlement patterns
  • ships and shipbuilding
  • slaves and slavery
  • social collapse and abandonment
  • social organization
  • sports and recreation
  • storage and preservation
  • T
  • textiles and needlework
  • towns and villages
  • trade and exchange
  • transportation
  • W
  • war and conquest
  • weaponry and armor
  • weights and measures
  • writing
  • Glossary
  • Chronology by Region
  • General Bibliography