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A History of Manners, Customs and Dress During the Middle Ages and Renaissance Period

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A cultural history of the Middle Ages amd Renaissance Period, focussing on various aspects of public and private everyday life of society, such as hunting, games, guilds, costumes and many more, and their development from ancient times to Renaissance. Illustrated with over 400 images. "What an ardent struggle during that long period! and how full, too, of emotion is its pi ...more
Paperback, 600 pages
Published May 11th 2011 by Outlook Verlag (first published 1877)
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Noka
Feb 21, 2016 Noka rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this book. It's one of those books that you can put down and pick up as you wish, and always learn something new. The book covers a wide range of topics from divorce law to banquet menus. By the end of the book, I felt as though I had a complete understanding of the time and it's setting.
Kilian Metcalf
I was too strapped for cash to buy a hard copy. Unfortunately Kindle doesn't show any of the illustrations that would make this book invaluable to an SCA member. Still, filled with good background information. You get what you pay for, and this book was free.
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Enjoyed this book on the intricacies of my favorite historical time period.
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This was a painful book to read, but finally it is done.
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