New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Medieval World

By - Research & Instruction Librarian November 19th, 2009

Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian

Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Medieval World edited by Pam J. Crabtree, Facts on File, 2008.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 909.07 F11S

A 4-volume set comprised of more than 70 articles focused on Medieval society and culture.  Each entry discusses the article topic from the viewpoint of the following geographic areas:
•    Africa
•    The Americas
•    Asia and the Pacific
•    Europe
•    The Islamic World

Illustrations, maps and a smattering of primary source documents are included throughout.

Examples include: Calendars and Clocks, Education, Food and Diet, Gender Structures and Roles, Money and Coinage, Weaponry and Armor.

Helpful for
:  Humanities III, History, European History, Medieval Studies, Medieval Enthusiasts

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