Table of contents for Europe after Rome : a new cultural history 500-1000 / Julia M.H. Smith.


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FUNDAMENTALS
i. Speaking and Writing                            13
The Tower of Babel                            15
Languages of Authority                        28
Local Literacies, Elite Literacy              40
2. Living and Dying                                51
Habitats                                      52
Birth and Death                               59
Responses to Calamity                         72
AFFINITIES
3. Friends and Relations                           83
Identity                                      88
Friends by Blood                              94
Honour and Vengeance                         00oo
4. Men and Women                                  115
Differences of Gender                        116
Pairings of Conception                       125
Women, Family, and Inheritance                135
RESOURCES
5. Labour and Lordship                            151
Servitude and Freedom                         153
Peasants and Lords                           160
In Search of Status                          173
6. Getting and Giving                             183
Landscapes of Power, Landscapes of Wealth    186
Treasure, Gifts, and Patronage               198
IDEOLOGIES
7. Kingship and Christianity                      217
The Spread of Christianity                   220
Pagans and Christians                        231
Good Kings, Bad Kings                        239
8. Rome and the Peoples of Europe                 253
Rome, AD 500                                 257
Paderborn, AD 799                            268
Rome, AD 1027                                277



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Europe History 476-1492, Europe Social life and customs, Middle Ages History