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The Resource The time traveler's guide to Medieval England : a handbook for visitors to the fourteenth century, Ian Mortimer

The time traveler's guide to Medieval England : a handbook for visitors to the fourteenth century, Ian Mortimer

Label
The time traveler's guide to Medieval England : a handbook for visitors to the fourteenth century
Title
The time traveler's guide to Medieval England
Title remainder
a handbook for visitors to the fourteenth century
Statement of responsibility
Ian Mortimer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A time machine has just transported you back to the fourteenth century. What do you see? How do you dress? Where will you stay? How do you earn a living and how much are you paid? What sort of food will you be offered by a peasant or a monk or a lord? This is not your typical look at a historical period. This radical new approach shows us that the past is not just something to be studied; it is also something to be lived. All facets of the everyday lives of serf, merchant, and aristocrat in this fascinating period are revealed, from the horrors of the plague and war to the ridiculous excesses of roasted larks and medieval haute couture.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
The time traveler's guide to Medieval England : a handbook for visitors to the fourteenth century, Ian Mortimer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Bodley Head, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-319) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 60
  • 4
  • Basic Essentials
  • 79
  • 5
  • What to Wear
  • 102
  • 6
  • Traveling
  • 123
  • 1
  • 7
  • Where to Stay
  • 143
  • 8
  • What to Eat and Drink
  • 167
  • 9
  • Health and Hygiene
  • 190
  • 10
  • Landscape
  • Law
  • 216
  • 11
  • What to Do
  • 247
  • 7
  • 2
  • People
  • 36
  • 3
  • Medieval Character
Control code
ocn310397966
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Extent
342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781439112892
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
942.03 M844 ; P ; XX-N ; NX0912B2.
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 310397966
  • (Sirsi) 310397966
  • (OCoLC)310397966
Label
The time traveler's guide to Medieval England : a handbook for visitors to the fourteenth century, Ian Mortimer
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Bodley Head, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-319) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 60
  • 4
  • Basic Essentials
  • 79
  • 5
  • What to Wear
  • 102
  • 6
  • Traveling
  • 123
  • 1
  • 7
  • Where to Stay
  • 143
  • 8
  • What to Eat and Drink
  • 167
  • 9
  • Health and Hygiene
  • 190
  • 10
  • Landscape
  • Law
  • 216
  • 11
  • What to Do
  • 247
  • 7
  • 2
  • People
  • 36
  • 3
  • Medieval Character
Control code
ocn310397966
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Extent
342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781439112892
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
942.03 M844 ; P ; XX-N ; NX0912B2.
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 310397966
  • (Sirsi) 310397966
  • (OCoLC)310397966

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