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Author Sheffler, David.

Title Schools and schooling in late medieval Germany : Regensburg, 1250-1500 / by David L. Sheffler
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 417 pages) : maps
Series Education and society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, 0926-6070 ; v. 33
Education and society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance ; v. 33
Contents The educational landscape of late medieval Regensburg -- Inside the schools -- Regensburg and the universities -- Conclusion
Summary Historians have traditionally studied late medieval education backward - through the eyes of religious and political reformers critical of that which preceded them. This has led to significant distortions. Histories written from this perspective, tend to overemphasize the novelty of early modern educational reforms at the expense of evident continuities, and focus on conflict between ecclesiastical and lay authorities rather than cooperation. This book focuses instead, on the medieval experience of education through a detailed reconstruction of the educational landscape of late medieval Regens
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-405) and index
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Subject Education, Medieval -- Germany -- Regensburg.
Schools -- Germany -- Regensburg -- History -- To 1500.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9047433394 (electronic bk.)
9789047433392 (electronic bk.)