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Title Medieval family roles : a book of essays / edited by Cathy Jorgensen Itnyre.
Imprint New York : Garland Pub., 1996.

Series Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 1727 ; v. 15.
Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 1727.
Garland reference library of the humanities. Garland medieval casebooks ; v. 15.
Subject Families -- History.
Marriage -- History.
Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Families in literature.
Alt Name Itnyre, Cathy Jorgensen, 1952-
Description xiv, 248 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0815313292 (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 33104790
Table of Contents
 Dynastic Sanctity in Two Early Medieval Women's Lives / Carolyn Edwards3
 Early Medieval Kinship Structures as Social and Political Controls / Aline G. Hornaday21
 Family Life in the High and Late Middle Ages: The Testimony of German Literary Sources / Albrecht Classen39
 For Better and Worse: Women and Marriage in Piers Plowman / Kimberly Keller67
 Women and Childbearing in Medieval Florence / Louis Haas87
 Suffering and Survival in Medieval English Childbirth / Fiona Harris Stoertz101
 The Care of Orphans in the Byzantine Empire / Timothy S. Miller121
 Infant Death in Late Medieval Florence: The Smothering Hypothesis Reconsidered / Philip Gavitt137
 "The Appalling Dangers of Family Life": Incest in Medieval Literature / Elizabeth Archibald157
 The Emotional Universe of Medieval Icelandic Fathers and Sons / Cathy Jorgensen Itnyre173
 Notes on Family Relationships in Medieval Castilian Narrative / Maria Luzdivina Cuesta197
 Three-Generation Families: Searching for Grandpa and Grandma in Late Medieval England / Joel T. Rosenthal225

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