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Published by McGill-Queen"s U.P. .
Written in English


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StatementJ.A. Raftis.
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Open LibraryOL22174598M
ISBN 100773514031

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Peasant Economic Development within the English Manorial System Book Description: Offering a revisionist theory that shifts the focus from labour services required by the lord to capital required by the customary tenant, Raftis reveals that "peasant economic development" and "manorial economy" are not mutually exclusive terms.   Peasant Economic Development Within the English Manorial System, by J.A. Raftis. Montreal, Quebec, McGill-Queen's University Press, viii, pp. $ This book is a journey into Raftis country, with the master himself as our guide, choosing the pathways, selecting the sites and instructing the gaze. Peasant Economic Development within the English Manorial System is a ground-breaking analysis that redefines the social and economic history of rural medieval England and changes the direction of medieval scholarship. Peasant Economic Development within the English Manorial System. By J. A. Raftis. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, Pp. viii, $ Most postmedieval landlords had a decided preference for tenants with the means and ability to manage and improve their holdings effectively and meet their rental obligations in full.

This book has been cited by the following publications. Peasant Economic Development within the English Manorial System (Montreal, ‘ Procedural innovation and institutional change in medieval English manorial courts ’, Law and History Review, 10 (), – Bellamy, J. G. Manorial Economy. BIBLIOGRAPHY. The word manoir was used in Normandy in the eleventh century to designate the residence of a lord, the point of concentration of his economic and social power, and the place where the products of his lands were collected and where his men performed the services they owed him. In , when Norman clerks drew up the inventory known as the Domesday Book for. Hyams, P. R. King, Lords and Peasants in Medieval England: The Common Law of Villeinage in the 12th and 13th Centuries. Clarendon Press, Larson, P.L. Conflict and Compromise in the late Medieval Period. Routledge. New York & London. Raftis, J.A. Peasant Economic Development within the English Manorial System.   The manorial system is the economic, political and social system in which peasants in the Middle Ages economy depended on both their land and that of their masters to derive a living. The basic element of the manorial system was the manor which was .

J. Ambrose Raftis, Peasant Economic Development within the English Manorial System (Montreal and Kingston, McGill-Queen's University Press, ). Judith Bennett, Ales, Beer, and Brewsters in England: Women's Work in a Changing World, - (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, ). Peasant Economic Development within the English Manorial System: Raftis: Books - 3/5(1). Manorialism, also called manorial system, seignorialism, or seignorial system, political, economic, and social system by which the peasants of medieval Europe were rendered dependent on their land and on their lord. Its basic unit was the manor, a self-sufficient landed estate, or . Peasant economic development within the English manorial system. [J A Raftis] -- Challenging a hundred-year tradition that English peasants were serfs at the disposal of their lord, J.A. Raftis argues that tenants were in considerable control of the manorial regime and were able.