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Manners, Custom And Dress During The Middle Ages And During The Renaissance Period (Forgotten Books)

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Paul Lacroix (April 27, 1806 - October 16, 1884), French author and journalist, was born in Paris, the son of a novelist.He is best known under his pseudonym of P.L. Jacob, bibliophile, or Bibliophile Jacob, suggested by the constant interest he took in public libraries and books generally. Lacroix was an extremely prolific and varied writer. More than twenty historical ro ...more
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Published April 27th 2010 (first published June 17th 2004)
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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.
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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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Pseudonym of Paul LaCroix, also known as "P.L. Jacob, bibliophile" and "Le Bibliophile Jacob".
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