England Under Edward I and Edward II: 1259-1327
November 2000, Wiley-Blackwell
List of Maps.
1. The Land.
2. The People: Rural Society.
3. The People: Towns and Traders.
4. The Church.
6. Government and Administration.
8. England and the Wider World.
Appendix 1: Selective Family Trees.
Appendix 2: Chronology.
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- Places emphasis on how we know, as much as what we know.
- Gives attention to historiographical debates.
- Uses visual material as well as documentary evidence.
- Written in a clear, accessible style for students and general readers.
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