The Medieval Underworld (Sutton History Classics)

by Andrew McCall

Paperback, 2004

Status

Available

Call number

364.902

Collection

Publication

Sutton Publishing Ltd (2004), Paperback, 320 pages

Description

Medieval society was obsessed with conformity. This is an account of the men and women who could not or would not observe the conventions of their times, such as homosexuals, heretics, prostitutes, thieves, vagabonds and fraudulent beggars.

User reviews

LibraryThing member ragwaine
Interesting and horrifying and all in the name of "god". Cool section on sorcery and homosexuals.

Language

Original publication date

1979

Physical description

320 p.; 8.4 inches

ISBN

0750937270 / 9780750937276
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