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Medieval Hostageship c.700-c.1500 : Hostage, Captive, Prisoner of War, Guarantee, Peacemaker, Hardback Book

Medieval Hostageship c.700-c.1500 : Hostage, Captive, Prisoner of War, Guarantee, Peacemaker Hardback

Edited by Matthew Bennett, Katherine Weikert

Part of the Routledge Research in Medieval Studies series

Description

This volume explores the issues of taking, using and being hostages in the Middle Ages.

It brings together recent research in the areas of hostages and hostageships, looking at the act of hostage-taking and the hostages themselves through the lenses of political and social history.

Building upon previous work, this volume in particular critically examines not only the situations of hostages and hostageships but also the broader social and political context of each situation, developing a more complete picture of the phenomenon.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 222 pages, 5 Halftones, black and white; 5 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9781138690042

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