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Author Roux, Simone, 1934-

Common Titl Paris au Moyen Age. English
Title Paris in the Middle Ages / Simone Roux ; translated by Jo Ann McNamara

Publ Info Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2009]
 CCRI-Newport  DC707 .R67513 2009    AVAILABLE
 PC  DC707 .R67513 2009    AVAILABLE
 PC-DHS Wash. DC  944.36102 R871    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DC707 .R67513 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  DC707 R67513 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 249 pages : map ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Middle Ages series
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-234) and index
Contents Paris and Its Inhabitants (Thirteenth to Fifteenth Centuries). ONE Urban Space : Designers and Occupants -- The Enceinte Defined the City -- Urban Growth to the Thirteenth Century - Witnesses to These Transformations -- Ordinary Parisians in Urbanization Paris, Home of the Free -- The Big City at the End of the Middle Ages : Prosperity and Sorrow -- Parisians in Their City -- Street Scenes. Marvels and Perils of Parisian Life -- The Flattery of Arts and Letters -- Prosaic Glimpses -- Normative Documents -- The Streets of Paris : Life, Crime, and Punishment -- The Streets of Paris : Religious Spaces and Political Spaces -- Parisians. Provincial Immigrants -- A Self-Sustaining Population -- Strangers Assimilated and Individuals Distinguished -- Tales of Ordinary Life -- Parisians Between Modernity and Tradition -- A Kaleidoscope of Hierarchies. FOUR The World of Money : Haves and Have Nots -- The Parisian Great Bourgeoisie -- International Financiers and Royal Financial Agents -- The Simple Bourgeois -- From Comfort to Survival : The Poor and the Impoverished -- The World of Political Power. Paris, Seat of the King and his Court -- In the King's Service -- And the Nobility? --
Agents of Power : Procurators, Sergents, Clerks, and Others -- The World of the Church. Church Grandees in the Capital -- Ecclesiastical Seigneuries -- A Clerical Patchwork Quilt -- Religious Life Set the Beat for Paris Life -- Scholars and Savants -- The World of the Church and the World of Charity -- In Shop and Workroom : Bringing Home the Bacon. The House as Work Space and Living Space -- The World of the Artisans -- Apprentices -- Valets or Wage-Earning Journeymen -- Masters, Jures, and Gardes -- Outside the Crafts : Domestics and Unskilled Labor -- Disturbances in the World of Labor -- Networks of Solidarity : Obligatory Bonds and Chosen Ties. The Family Group, More Restrained Yet Less Constraining -- Ordinary Parisian Women in the Time of Philip the Fair -- Voluntary Attachments and Supportive Solidarities : Associations and Confraternities -- Lifestyles. Intimacy : The Individual and the Community -- Lodging from Palace to Cottage -- Enclosed Space and Open Space, Public and Private -- The Nuts and Bolts of Daily Life
LC subject Paris (France) -- History -- To 1515
Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- To 1515
ISBN 9780812221480 (alk. paper)