Item description for On the Social Origins of Medieval Institutions: Essays in Honor of Joseph F. O'Callaghan (The Medieval Mediterranean , No 19) by Joseph F. O'Callaghan...
This is a collection of essays celebrating the career of Joseph F. O'Callaghan, an historian of Spanish history. Written by his students and colleagues, they explore the relationship between human society and the institutions it produces. The first part of the book, "The Influence of Law on Society", contains essays exploring the laws and customs regarding such social institutions as marriage, the care of the sick, and Jews. The second part, "The Relationship between Government and War", focuses on the institutional and technological innovations that the crown and parliament in Spain and England developed to wage war.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.7" Width: 6.2" Height: 1.2" Weight: 1.85 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 1998
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004110968 ISBN13 9789004110960
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More About Joseph F. O'Callaghan
Joseph F. O'Callaghan is professor emeritus in the department of history at Fordham University. He is past president of the American Catholic Historical Association and is the author of several books, notably Reconquest and Crusade in Medieval Spain and Alfonso X and the Cantigas de Santa Maria: A Poetic Biography.
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