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Medieval Violence

Physical Brutality in Northern France, 1270-1330

Hannah Skoda

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • Offers a new approach to the study of violence and provides ways of analysing violence and conflict of interest beyond medieval studies
  • Adopts an interdisciplinary approach with new ways of thinking about the relationship between archival and literary source material
  • Examines hitherto little known archives and provides insights into a previously underused body of northern French material
  • Examines the relationship between different kinds of violence and suggests ways of conceptualising the links between different forms of interpersonal brutality
  • Examines a key and transitional moment in French history