Space in the Medieval West by Fanny Madeline
Places, Territories, and Imagined Geographies

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In the last two decades, research on spatial paradigms and practices has gained momentum across disciplines and vastly different periods, including the field of medieval studies. Responding to this ’spatial turn’ in the humanities, the essays collected here generate new ideas about how medieval space was defined, constructed, and practiced in Europe, particularly in France. Essays are grouped thematically and in three parts, from specific sites, through the broader shaping of territory by means of socially constructed networks, to the larger geographical realm. The resulting collection builds on existing scholarship but brings new insight, situating medieval constructions of space in relation to contemporary conceptions of the subject.
 

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Published July 28, 2014 by Ashgate. 266 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Arts & Photography, Travel. Non-fiction

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Lester and Carol Symes (3), or Ritual and Space in the Middle Ages edited by Frances Andrews.(4) In this way Space in the Medieval West complements existing scholarship in medieval studies and contributes to an increasingly diverse range of responses to the spatial turn.

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