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Negotiating Space

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Why did early medieval kings declare certain properties to be immune from the judicial and fiscal encroachments of their own agents? Did weakness compel them to prohibit their agents from entering these properties, as historians have traditionally believed? In a richly detailed book that will be greeted as a landmark addition to the literature on the Middle Ages, Barbara H ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published January 29th 1999 by Cornell University Press (first published January 1999)
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Shelves: non-fiction, medieval
This book has everything!

Okay, not quite everything, but Latin grammar, obscure footnotes, numbered illustrative Figures, and all that sort of stuff to delight any Arts and Letters nerdy heart. Also theory and irrelevant comparisons.
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Prof. Barbara Rosenwein was the Humanitas Visiting Professor in Historiography at the University of Oxford for the year 2014-2015.

Barbara H. Rosenwein (Ph.D. (1974), B.A. (1966), University of Chicago) is a professor at Loyola University Chicago. An internationally renowned historian, she has been a guest professor at the École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France; the École Norma
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