After the Black Death, Second Edition

After the Black Death, Second Edition : A Social History of Early Modern Europe

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Praise for the first edition:"To give a sense of immediacy and vividness to the long period in such a short space is a major achievement." -History"Huppert's book is a little masterpiece every teacher should welcome." -Renaissance QuarterlyA work of genuine social history, After the Black Death leads the reader into the real villages and cities of European society. For this second edition, George Huppert has added a new chapter on the incessant warfare of the age and thoroughly updated the bibliographical essay.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 15.24mm | 272.15g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0253211808
  • 9780253211804
  • 92,815

About George Huppert

George Huppert is Professor of History at University of Illinois at Chicago. He is author of The Idea of Perfect History: Historical Erudition and Historical Philosophy in Renaissance France, Les Bourgeois Gentilhommes: An Essay on the Definition of Elites in Renaissance France, and Public Schools in Renaissance France, as well as numerous essays and articles on the social history of early modern Europe.show more

Table of contents

Preface to the Second EditionPreface1. The Eternal Village2. The Freedom of the City3. The Urban Community4. The Urban Elite5. The Privileged Estates6. The Evolution of Rural Society7. Rebellion8. On the Margins of the Community9. Private Lives10. Worldly Minds11. War and Plunder12. ConclusionNotesBibliographical EssayIndexshow more

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Praise for the first edition: "To give a sense of immediacy and vividness to the long period in such a short space is a major achievement." - History "Huppert's book is a little masterpiece every teacher should welcome." - Renaissance Quarterlyshow more

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