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Title The work of work : servitude, slavery, and labor in Medieval England / edited by Allen J. Frantzen and Douglas Moffat
Published Glasgow : Cruithne Press, 1994


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Description 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents The Work of Work: Servitude, Slavery, and Labor in Medieval England / Allen J. Frantzen -- Desire, Descendants, and Dominance: Slavery, the Exchange of Women, and Masculine Power / Ruth Mazo Karras -- Metaphorical Usage, Sexual Exploitation, and Divergence in the Old English Terminology for Male and Female Slaves / Elizabeth Stevens Girsch -- The Labor Structure of Aelfric's Colloquy / John Ruffing -- The Cultural Context of Western Technology: Early Christian Attitudes toward Manual Labor / George Ovitt, Jr. -- The End of Early Medieval Slavery / Ross Samson -- Labor and Agriculture in Early Medieval Ireland: Evidence from the Sources / Niall Brady -- Sin, Conquest, Servitude: English Self-Image in the Chronicles of the Early Fourteenth Century / Douglas Moffat -- Justice and Wage-Labor After the Black Death: Some Perplexities for William Langland / David Aers -- Hearing God's Voice: Kind Wit's Call to Labor in Piers Plowman / Louise M. Bishop
Defining the Servant: Legal and Extra-Legal Terms of Employment in Fifteenth-Century England / Madonna J. Hettinger
Analysis England
Social conditions History, 1066-1485
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Labor -- England -- History.
Middle Ages.
Serfdom -- England -- History.
Slavery -- England -- History.
Slaves -- England -- Social conditions.
England -- Social conditions -- 1066-1455
Great Britain -- History -- Medieval period, 1066-1485.
Author Frantzen, Allen J., 1947-
Moffat, Douglas.
LC no. 95113576
ISBN 1873448031