Law and Private Life in the Middle Ages

Proceedings of the Sixth Carlsberg Academy Conference on Medieval Legal History 2009

Edited by: Mia Munster-Swendsen, Per Andersen, Helle Vogt

This anthology reflects the proceedings of the Sixth Academy Conference on Medieval Legal History, which took place in Copenhagen in 2009. The conference examines different angles and perspectives on the Middle Ages, and this book presents insights on how the law influenced the everyday life of people in the Middle Ages, how domestic violence was looked upon, and how the concept of wills in relation to inheritance was received.

263 pages

Publication Date: 1/15/2011
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9788757421590