Rodney Hilton's Middle Ages : an exploration of historical themes / [edited by Christopher Dyer, Peter Coss, and Chris Wickha].

Oxford : Oxford Journals, 2007.
341 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.


Summary note
This collection of essays, based on original research, is an exploration of the sort of themes which Rodney Hilton worked on, in the light of recent research: particularly lord-peasant relationships, revolts, and urban/commercial development. It aims at summing up where these themes are at present and where they will go in the future. The volume was edited by Christopher Dyer, Peter Coss and Chris Wickham.
  • "Edited by Christopher Dyer, Peter Coss, and Chris Wickham" -- series t.p.
  • Proceedings of a conference held in September 2003.
Bibliographic references
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Bibliography of works by Rodney Hilton: p. [317]-324.
Action note
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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Rodney Hilton, medieval historian / Christopher Dyer
  • Lordship and society. Lordship and community: northern Spain on the eve of the year 1000 / Wendy Davies ; Hilton, lordship and the culture of the gentry / Peter Coss ; Lordship and the peasant economy, c.1250-c.1400: Robert Kyng and the Abbot of Bury St. Edmunds / Phillipp R. Schofield ; The ineffectiveness of lordship in England, 1200-1400 / Christopher Dyer
  • Peasant society and peasant communities. Exploring difference within rural communities in the northern Iberian kingdoms, 1000-1300 / Isabel Alfonso ; Peasant elites and village communities in the south of France, 1200-1350 / Monique Bourin ; A divided class? Peasants and peasant communities in later medieval England / Miriam Miller
  • Towns in feudal society. What if the sea were different? Urbanization in medieval Norway / Richard Holt ; Church lords and English urban investment in the later Middle Ages / Richard Goddard ; English and French towns in the sixteenth century / Penny Roberts
  • Popular rebellions. Serfdom and freedom in medieval England: a reply to the revisionists / Zvi Razi ; Popular insurrection and the Black Death: a comparative view / Samuel K. Cohn, Jr. ; Religious dissent, social revolt and 'ideology' / Steven Justice ; Changing patterns of urban conflict in late medieval Castile / Pablo Sánchez León ; Peasant politics and class consciousness: the Norfolk rebellions of 1381 and 1549 compared / Jane Whittle
  • The transition from feudalism to capitalism. Rodney Hilton, Marxism and the transition from feudalism to capitalism / S.R. Epstein ; English towns and the transition c.1450-1550 / Spencer Dimmock ; The transition in the Low Countries: wage labour as an indicator of the rise of capitalism in the countryside, 1300-1700 / Bas (B.J.P.) van Bavel
  • Conclusions / Chris Wickham
  • Appendix. Bibliography of works by Rodney Hilton / Jean Birrell.
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