A Fool and His Money: Life in a Partitioned Town in Fourteenth-Century France
Ann Wroe brings to life a rich and perplexing culture of a city physically divided-as so many communities are today-by political factions in this skillful re-creation of fourteenth-century Rodez. Notes, bibliography.
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The basic premise is fascinating: using a legal drama to describe an era. In this case, Wroe selected to describe 14th Century Rodez, a town in Southern France that endured conflicting loyalties ...
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Once upon a time mainstream history was a simple matter of kings, dates and important events with capital letters. But then as historians laboured through archives and squeezed the sources new ... Read full review