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Feudalism has 48 ratings and 9 reviews. Jan-Maat said: Best contrasted with Bloch’s Feudal Society which offer’s a broad definition of Feudalism, Ganshof. Feudalism: Third English Edition [F.L. Ganshof] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The word ‘feudalism’ (Germ. Lehnswesen or Feudalismus; Fr. féodalité) is one to which many different meanings have been attached. During the French.

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This was a great, informative book, it was just so dry! Ganshof’s work was primarily on Flanders in the Carolingian period. Open Preview See a Problem?

Feudalism by François-Louis Ganshof

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Standard textbook treatment but solid research. If he were to rebel the king would declare him a traitor, seize his land and give it to a better nobleman.


Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 24 Augustat The nobleman, now tenant-in-chief, would further subdivide his land and bequeath it too his knights and followers, insuring their loyalty to him. Feb 02, Lauren Albert rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s the perfect place to go if y If you’re looking for a quick, accessible, and intelligent introduction to feudalism this is a good place to go. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.

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François-Louis Ganshof

All of the Feuda,ism quotations are translated there are many. What happens when you can no longer perform your duties either due to age or fitness, if you owe service to more than one Lord and both are at war with each other, is the Fief heritable, can a widow hold a fief for an infant?

Nov 05, Matthew Dambro rated it really liked it. To ask other readers questions about Feudalismplease sign up. Just don’t expect this to be super engaging After studies with Ferdinand Lothe practiced law for a period, before returning to the University of Yb.

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François-Louis Ganshof – Wikipedia

I know there has been a lot of controversy over the idea and history of feudalism and that many might consider this dated. Jan 02, Jan-Maat added it Shelves: This collection of major articles ends with an exhaustive bibliography of Ganshof’s writings on Merovingian and Fudalism history down to Sean Murphey rated it really liked it Feb 14, Ernesto Ribeiro rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Professor Ganshof avoided the task, attempted by Marc Bloch, of describing the whole society of gansohf Feudal period and confined himself to those institutionalized relationships of gsnshof and man, prevalent in western Europe from the ninth to the thirteenth century, which are commonly included in the narrower definition of Feudalism.

Land was of fundamental importance to the Middle Ages; through it an individual could gain wealth, security, power, political influence and the ability to raise armed forces. Patrick Rutledge rated it liked it Dec 20, PaperbackThird English Editionpages.