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P R (Ed) Schofield - Seals and their Context in the Middle Ages - 9781782978176 - V9781782978176
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Seals and their Context in the Middle Ages

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Description for Seals and their Context in the Middle Ages Hardcover. Editor(s): Schofield, Phillipp R. Num Pages: 208 pages, b/w and colour illustrations. BIC Classification: HBLC1; HDD; WCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 284 x 218 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1058.
Seals and their Context in the Middle Ages offers an extensive overview of approaches to and the potential of sigillography, as well as introducing a wider readership to the range, interest and artistry of medieval seals. Seals were used throughout medieval society in a wide range of contexts: royal, governmental, ecclesiastical, legal, in trade and commerce and on an individual and personal level. The fourteen papers presented here, which originate from a conference held in Aberystwyth in April 2012, focus primarily on British material but there is also useful reference to continental Europe. The volume is divided into three sections ... Read more

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About P R (Ed) Schofield
Phillip Schofield is Professor of Medieval History at the University of Aberystwyth where he teaches on medieval social, economic and political history. He specialises on research into the English medieval rural economy and society, with particular interests in the Black Death in medieval England, community and identity in the Middle Ages, and the reign of Edward II.

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This multi-faceted volume... has numerous stimulating contributions.
Deutsches Archiv fur Erforschung des Mittelalters
fine scholarship from eminent academics, published with admirable speed
British Archaeology
The essays are well researched and written in an accessible style. They will be of value to anyone with an interest in sillography, and those studying aspects of local history.
The ... Read more

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