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:
• The Americas
• Asia and the Pacific
• 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