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The Laborer's Two Bodies: Labor and the "Work" of the Text in Medieval Britain, 1350-1500 (The New Middle Ages)

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The Laborer's Two Bodies explores the intellectual, cultural, and political consequences of one of the most fundamental shifts in late medieval English society: the first national labor regulation in the wake of the 1348 plague. Bridging the medieval and early modern periods, this book analyzes a wide range of texts and images produced in this initial period of labor regul
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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published February 5th 2006 by Palgrave Macmillan
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