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Law and the Illicit in Medieval Europe–Now in Paperback

Law and the Illicit in Medieval Europe

Edited by Ruth Mazo Karras, Joel Kaye, and E. Ann Matter

336 pages | 6 x 9

Paper 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2106-0 | $24.95 | £16.50

A volume in the Middle Ages Series

Law and the Illicit in Medieval EuropeIn the popular imagination, the Middle Ages are often associated with lawlessness. However, historians have long recognized that medieval culture was characterized by an enormous respect for law and legal procedure. This book makes the case that one cannot understand the era's cultural trends without considering the profound development of law.

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