By Steven Bednarski
Unlike such a lot histories, this booklet doesn't eliminate the writer from the research. really, it lays naked the operating tools of the historian. all through his story, Bednarski skillfully weaves a moment narrative approximately how historians "do" heritage, highlighting the rewards and pitfalls of operating with basic resources.
The ebook opens with a bankruptcy on microhistory as a style and explains its strengths, weaknesses, and inherent dangers. subsequent is a story of Margarida's legal trial, by way of chapters at the civil matches and allure and Margarida's eventual destiny. The ebook includes a tough reproduction of a court docket notary, a notorial act, and a pattern of a felony inquest list within the unique Latin. A timeline of Margarida's existence, checklist of characters, and kin timber offer precious details on key humans within the tale. A map of past due medieval Manosque can be provided.
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