Power and Identity in the Middle Ages: Essays in Memory of Rees Davies

Power and Identity in the Middle Ages: Essays in Memory of Rees Davies


gathering 16 thought-provoking new essays via major medievalists, this quantity celebrates the paintings of the overdue Rees Davies. Reflecting Davies' curiosity in identities, political tradition and the workings of strength in medieval Britain, the essays variety throughout ten centuries, numerous key issues. concerns explored variety from the old representations of peoples and the altering styles of strength and authority, to the notions of 'core' and 'periphery' and the connection among neighborhood stipulations and foreign routine. The political effect of phrases and ideas, and the parallels among advancements in Wales and people in other places in Britain, eire and Europe also are mentioned. Appreciations of Rees Davies, a bibliography of his works, and Davies' personal farewell speech to the heritage college on the collage of Oxford entire this remarkable tribute to a much-missed scholar.

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