Masculinity in Medieval Europe Paperback
by Dawn Hadley
Part of the Women & Men in History series
An original and highly accessible collection of essays which is based on a huge range of historical sources to reveal the realities of mens' lives in the Middle Ages.
It covers an impressive geographical range - including essays on Italy, France, Germany and Byzantium - and will span the entire medieval period, from the fourth to the fifteenth century.
The collection is divided into four main sections: attaining masculinity; lay men and churchmen: sources of tension; sexuality and the construction of masculinity; and written relationships and social reality.
The contributors are: Dawn Hadley, Jenny Moore, William M.
Aird, Jeremy Goldberg, Matthew Bennet, Janet Nelson, Conrad Leyser, Robert Swanson, Patricia Cullum, Ross Balzaretti, Shaun Tougher, Julian Haseldine, Marianne Ailes and Mark Chinca.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 296 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 30/11/1998
- Category: European history
- ISBN: 9780582316454