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Power and Property in Medieval Germany: Economic and Social Change c.900-1300

Benjamin Arnold


This book takes a fresh look at the problems posed by power and property in a medieval society, in this case the German kingdom. In a series of interrelated studies covering the period 700–1500, but concentrating on the 10th to 13th centuries, it explores the social and economic changes that influenced the real lives of people living in Germany. A number of themes are examined, including the kind of society that emerged along the Rhine and to the east of it in a period when it was hard to identify a Germany; the complex relationship between peasant and lord; the finances and resources of the G ... More

Keywords: medieval period, economic change, social change, Germany, power, property, finances, Church, urban milieu, aristocracy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780199272211
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272211.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Benjamin Arnold, author
Professor of Medieval History, University of Reading