Feudalism has 48 ratings and 9 reviews. Jan-Maat said: Best contrasted with Bloch’s Feudal Society which offer’s a broad definition of Feudalism, Ganshof. Feudalism: Third English Edition [F.L. Ganshof] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The word ‘feudalism’ (Germ. Lehnswesen or Feudalismus; Fr. féodalité) is one to which many different meanings have been attached. During the French.
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Though Ganshof’s definition is not always accepted today, this book was not his only work.
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Jan 18, Ryan Patrick rated it really liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Christopher rated it really liked it Apr 26, Just don’t expect this to be super engaging He remained there until his retirement in Paulo Muller rated it really liked it Jun 22, Feudalism, at its most basic level, concerned the holding of land and the obligations that one undertook to defend and maintain it.
Brittney Tyler rated it liked it May 09, If he were to rebel the king would declare him a traitor, seize his land and give it to a better nobleman.
There is no index. Here he defines feudalism narrowly, in simple legal and military terms. Feudalism dominated the Middle Ages from around to and was the social and economic structure that knitted together the various factions of medieval life be they monarch, priest, merchant, noble or peasant.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ganshof’s work was primarily on Flanders in the Carolingian period.
View all 4 comments. Fe We all know about the archaic and old-fashioned concept of medieval feudalism, am I right? Fans of the Middle Ages.
The joy and the problem of Bloch’s de Best contrasted with Bloch’s Feudal Society which offer’s a broad definition of Feudalism, Ganshof developed a narrow definition of Feudalism that is focused on the a type of legal relationship between people living between the Rhine and the Seine in and around the tenth century. Narrow interpretation of the feudal relationship in Western Europe from the ninth to the twelfth centuries.
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He contributed greatly to his ganehof, mostly through articles. Best contrasted with Bloch’s Feudal Society which offer’s a broad definition of Feudalism, Ganshof developed a narrow definition of Feudalism that is focused on the a type of legal relationship between people living between the Rhine and the Seine in and around the tenth century.
Safna Sana rated it really liked it Aug 04, I feucalism find the lack of an index annoying, especially because of all the specialized language–if I couldn’t remember his definition of a term, I had to skim through the book looking for the first mention of it.
With its wealthy and controlling monarchs, belligerent and deceitful nobles and its many, many overworked, underpaid and desperately poor peasants?
After studies with Ferdinand Lothe practiced law for a period, before returning to the University of Ghent. Jan 02, Feudaliism added it Shelves: Dec 24, Elia Princess of Starfall rated it liked it Recommends it for: I know there has been a lot of controversy over the idea and history of feudalism and that many might consider this dated. Refresh and try again.
At the top of the feudal pyramid sits the king and it is he owns all the land. It’s the perfect place to go if you want clear definitions on the types of feudal tenure and a quick overview of how the institution developed from the Merovingians to Carolingians and then to it’s ‘classical’ phase in the high middle ages.
Patrick Rutledge rated it liked it Dec 20, Maria rated it liked it Nov 25, This article includes a list of referencesrelated reading or external linksbut its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations.
This book goes into detail about the legal intricacies of the feudal order, while describing in detail how feudalism arose out of the chaos of the Carolingian Empire and permeated the social, political and economical structure of Europe.