Life in a Medieval City Book Review by ResearchRiter

Life in a Medieval City
A review of Joseph and Frances Gies' "Life in a Medieval City."
# 122261 | 750 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Anthropology (Europe) , History (European) , European Studies (General)

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This paper provides a book review and analysis of Joseph and Frances Gies' 'Life in a Medieval City.' The paper includes a discussion of what life would have been like in the Middle Ages, focusing on the physical environment, social classes, town government, schools, the cathedral, commerce and trade.

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" Joseph and Frances Gies introduce their text titled 'Life in a Medieval City' with the statement that the Western European city with all its implications for the future was born in the Middle Ages. By it was alive and flourishing not only on the ancient Mediterranean Coast but in northwest Europe. Their text is a detailed analysis of what life in such a city would have been like, focusing not only on the physical environment..."

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