This collection of essays by the eminent historian Joseph Strayer makes available in one volume his important shorter studies on the central theme of the political, constitutional, and institutional history of France and England in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.
Originally published in 1971.
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Table of Contents:
- Frontmatter, pg. i
- Editors' Note, pg. vii
- Foreword, pg. ix
- Contents, pg. xvii
- LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS, pg. xix
- I. Normandy, pg. 1
- II. Feudalism, pg. 61
- III. Crusades, pg. 105
- IV. Philip the Fair, pg. 193
- V. Problems of State-Building, pg. 249
- VI. The Teaching of History, pg. 361
- Bibliography, pg. 401
- Index, pg. 411
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