Feud, Violence and Practice

Feud, Violence and Practice

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This collection presents an innovative series of essays about the medieval culture of feud and violence. Featuring both prominent senior and younger scholars from the United States and Europe, the contributions offer various methods and points of view in their analyses. All, however, are indebted in some way to the work of Stephen D. White on legal culture, politics, and violence. White's work has frequently emphasised the importance of careful, closely focused readings of medieval sources, as well as the need to take account of practice in relation to indigenous normative statements. His work has thus made historians of medieval political culture keenly aware of the ways in which various rhetorical strategies could be deployed in disputes in order to gain moral or material advantage.Essays in Medieval Studies in Honor of Stephen D. White Prof Dr Tracey L Billado, Professor Belle S Tuten ... Mediaa#39; held in Barcelona in October of 2004, and later published as a#39;El lenguaje de la negociaciA³n en la resoluciA³n de conflictos enanbsp;...

Title:Feud, Violence and Practice
Author:Prof Dr Tracey L Billado, Professor Belle S Tuten
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013-06-28


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