The birth of nobility : constructing aristocracy in England and France : 900-1300 / David Crouch

Author(s): Crouch, David
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Subjects: Nobility--Great Britain--History--To 1500
Nobility--France--History--To 1500
Aristocracy (Social class)--Great Britain--History--To 1500
Aristocracy (Social class)--France--History--To 1500
Social history--Medieval, 500-1500
Great Britain--Social life and customs--1066-1485
France--Social life and customs--To 1328
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson/Longman, 2005
LC Classification: H, HT
Physical Description: xiii, 361 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Reconstructing chivalry 7
2. From Preudommie to Chevalerie 29
3. Out of the Iron Age 87
4. Constructing families 99
5. The power of lineage 124
6. Inventing snobbery 156
7. Historians and noble class 173
8. Medieval people and social division 222
9. The precocity of England 253
10. The feudal debate 261
11. Power and structures 279
12. Noble women : the view from the stands 303
Notes: LCCN: 2004060072
ISBN: 0582369819 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-354) and index
OCLC Number: 56840555
ISBN/ISSN: 0582369819