By Alice Rio
non-Christians. How and why this significant swap came about within the intervening interval has been a long-standing puzzle. This research selections up some of the threads linking this variation around the centuries, and situates them in the complete context of what slavery and unfreedom have been getting used for within the early middle
This quantity adopts a vast comparative standpoint, masking assorted areas of Western Europe over six centuries, to aim to reply to the subsequent questions: who may well turn into enslaved and why? What did this suggest for them, and for his or her lords? What made humans pick out definite methods of exploiting unfree labour over others in several instances and locations, and is it attainable, beneath all this variety, to spot a few coherent trajectories of historic change?
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Slavery After Rome, 500-1100 (Oxford Studies in Medieval European History) by Alice Rio