Order and Chivalry: Knighthood and Citizenship in Late Medieval Castile
Jesús D. Rodríguez-Velasco. Translated by Eunice Rodríguez Ferguson
304 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4212-6 | $65.00 | £42.50
A volume in the Middle Ages Series
Order and Chivalry explores the role of chivalry in the emergence of the bourgeoisie in fourteenth-century Castile. This book shows how the texts that shaped urban knighthood also transformed the middle class, the idea of the city, and the practice of citizenship in medieval Iberia.
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