Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian
Handbook to Life in the Medieval World by Madeleine Pelner Cosman and Linda Gale Jones, Facts On File, 2008.
Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 909.07 F11H
Divided into twelve topics, this reference set presents daily life during medieval times. Topics are presented from the viewpoint of medieval Christians, Jews and Muslims.
A sampling of topics include: Warfare & Weapons (including an entry on Women’s Arms), Mysticism & Magic (including an entry on Alchemy), and Clothing, Costume & Textiles (including an entry on Fashionable Hats and Headgear).
Helpful for: Humanities, History, Religious & Social Studies.