Medieval Hunting

Medieval Hunting

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Richard Almond's study brings vividly to life the universality and centrality of hunting to medieval societies, both as an economic necessity and as an expression of medieval humanity's almost atavistic sense of oneness with natureshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 156 x 232 x 18mm | 399.16g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 47 b/w illus
  • 075245949X
  • 9780752459493
  • 684,400

About Richard Almond

RICHARD ALMOND was formerly senior tutor and lecturer in History and English at Darlington College of Technology, part-time lecturer in Medieval History at the Institute of Continuing Education at the University of Cambridge and Invited Visiting Scholar at St. John's College, University of Oxford. His approach towards research and writing utilises two pertinent areas of his experience: as a medieval and Renaissance and art historian and as a lifetime hunter, angler and conservationist.show more

Review quote

' - sprinkled with interesting nuggets - ' Saul David, Sunday Telegraph ' - brings to light the most overlooked hunters of the Middle Ages - women.' Medieval History ' - it is salutary to read a book that reveals hunting in medieval times to have been central to the lives of all classes, and enjoyed by all three estates and both sexes.' Saul David, Sunday Telegraph 'Almond gives good consideration to hunting beyond aristocratic and courtly posturing.' The Times Literary Supplement ' - an absolutely engrossing and fascinating account - ' The Fieldshow more

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12 ratings
3.58 out of 5 stars
5 8% (1)
4 50% (6)
3 33% (4)
2 8% (1)
1 0% (0)
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