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Published: 06 April 2017

298 Pages


ISBN: 9780198704058

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Slavery After Rome, 500-1100

Alice Rio

Oxford Studies in Medieval European History

  • Addresses the question of what happened to slavery in Europe in the centuries following the fall of the Roman Empire
  • The only history of slavery and serfdom to span the whole of early medieval Western Europe
  • Adopts a comparative approach, sensitive to geographical contrasts
  • Offers a substantially new interpretation of the history of slavery and serfdom