The Selected Works of Marc Bloch

The Selected Works of Marc Bloch

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The Selected Works of Marc Bloch reissues four titles from Bloch's impressive oeuvre. The titles in question are all translated into English and include Land and Work in Mediaeval Europe: Selected Papers, The Royal Touch: Sacred Monarchy and Scrofula in England and France, The Ile-de-France: The country around Paris, and French Rural History: An Essay on its Basic Characteristics.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 1212 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 101.6mm | 2,381g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 113885977X
  • 9781138859777

Table of contents

Land and Work in Mediaeval Europe: Selected Papers


Foreword; 1. The Empire and the idea of Empire under the Hohenstaufen 2. A contribution towards a comparative history of European Societies 3. A problem in comparative history; the administrative classes in France and in Germany 4. Technical change as a problem of collective psychology 5. The advent and triumph of the watermill 6. Mediaeval 'Inventions' 7. The problem of gold in the middle ages 8. Natural economy or money economy: a pseudo-dilemma; Index


The Royal Touch: Sacred Monarchy and Scrofula in England and France


Preface; Introduction; Book I: The Origins 1. The beginnings of the touch of scrofula 2. The origins of the royal healing power: the sacred aspects of royalty in the early centuries of the Middle Ages book 2: The Grandeur and Vicissitudes of the Royal Healers 1. Touching for scrofula and its popularity up to the end of the fifteenth century 2. The second miracle of English royalty: cramp rings 3. The sacred and miraculous aspects of royalty from the beginning of the touch for scrofula up to the Renaissance 4. Some confused beliefs: St-Marcoul, the kings of Franceand the seventh sons 5. The royal miracle during the Wars of Religion and the absolute monarchy 6. The decline and death of the royal touch Book 3: A Critical Interpretation of the Royal Miracle 1. A critical interpretation of the royal miracle; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography; Index


The Ile-de-France: The Country around Paris


List of illustrations; 1. The Region 2. The Local History of the Ile-de-France before the Nineteenth Century 3. Contemporary Local History and the Ile-de-France I: Plan of Investigation 4. Contemporary Local History and the Ile-de-France II: Problems and Results 5. Conclusions; Notes; Index


French Rural History: An Essay on its Basic Characteristics


Foreword; Preface; Introduction: Some observations on method; 1. The Main Stages in the Occupation of the Soil 2. Agrarian Life 3. The Seigneurie Down to the Crisis of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries 4. Changes Affecting the Seigneurie and Landed Property from the Later Middle Ages Down to the French Revolution 5. The Social Groupings 6. The Beginnings of the Agricultural Revolution 7. Lines of Continuity: Past and Present; Index
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