Daily life in Chaucer"s England
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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, -- d. 1400 -- Homes and haunts -- England,
  • England -- Social conditions -- 1066-1485,
  • England -- Social life and customs -- 1066-1485

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJeffrey L. Forgeng and Will McLean.
SeriesThe Greenwood Press "daily life through history" series
ContributionsMcLean, Will.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA185 .S48 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17103741M
ISBN 109780313359514
LC Control Number2008037469

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