The Long Morning of Medieval Europe: New Directions in Early Medieval Studies

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Jennifer R. Davis, Michael McCormick
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - History - 345 pages
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This text emerged from a conference held at Harvard University in October 2004. It offers some very new ways that people are thinking about five great themes in early medieval studies, including 'Discovering the Early Medieval Economy', 'Sounding Early Medieval Holiness' and 'The Intellectuality of Early Medieval Art'.
 

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Contents

PART
3
PART FIVE
10
Michael McCormick
13
Rethinking the Structure of the Early Medieval Economy
19
Strong Rulers Weak Economy? Rome the Carolingians
33
The Beginnings of Hilltop Villages in Early Medieval Tuscany
55
Early Medieval Economic History in
83
Data Production Exchange
99
The Early Medieval Transformation of Piety
155
On the Logic of TypeScenes in Late
181
Representations and Reality in Early Medieval Literature
209
Charlemagne and Empire
223
Practices of Property in the Carolingian Empire
247
The Cunning of Institutions
267
Michael McCormick
275
Christs Dual Nature and the Crisis of Early
291

Michael McCormick
107
Gift and Countergift in the Early
131
Matter and Meaning in the Carolingian World
321
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Jennifer R. Davis is at the California Institute of Technology, USA. Michael McCormick is Francis Goelet Professor of Medieval History at Harvard University, USA.

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