Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 June 2022

400 Pages | 55 figures/tables


ISBN: 9780198847212

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Peasants Making History

Living In an English Region 1200-1540

Christopher Dyer

  • Offers some new ideas about pre-modern society and the roles played by peasants
  • Develops our understanding of attitudes and relationships between peasants and their social superiors (their lords), their neighbours, and their households
  • Provides unique insights into the practicalities of life in the past
  • Supported by ingenious use of evidence
  • Gives voice to underprivileged people, including the poor and the women who have decisive roles in this history

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