A Companion to the Medieval World
A Companion to the Medieval World
Notes on Contributors
John Arnold is Professor in the School of History, Classics, and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London. He is the author of Belief and Unbelief in Medieval Europe (London: Edward Arnold, 2005); co-edited with K. J. Lewis, A Companion to the Book of Margery Kempe (Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell, 2004); Inquisition and Power: Catharism and the Confessing Subject in Medieval Languedoc (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001); History: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000); co-edited with S. Ditchfield and K. Davies, History and Heritage: Consuming the Past in Contemporary Culture (Lower Coombe, Dorset: Donhead, 1998); and most recently What is Medieval History? (Cambridge: Polity, 2008).
Richard E. Barton is Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. He is the author of "Making a Clamor to the Lord: Noise, Justice and Power in Eleventh- and Twelfth-Century France," in Feud, Violence and Practice: Essays in Medieval Studies in Honor of Stephen D. White , ed. B. Tuten and T. Billado (Aldershot: Ashgate, forthcoming); "Gendering Anger: Ira, Furor and Discourses of Power and Masculinity in the 11th and 12th Centuries," in In the Garden of Evil: the Vices in the Middle Ages , ed. Richard Newhauser (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005), 371-392; and Lordship in the County of Maine, c. 890 - 1160 (Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell Press, 2004).
Constance H. Berman is Professor of History at the University of Iowa. She is the editor and a contributor to Medieval Religion: New Approaches (London: Routledge, 2005); The Cistercian Evolution: The Invention of a Religious Order in Twelfth-Century Europe (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000); a co-editor of Medieval Agriculture, the Southern-French Countryside, and the Early Cistercians. A Study of Forty-three Monasteries (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1986); co-editor of The Worlds of Medieval Women: Creativity, Influence, Imagination (Morgantown: West Virginia University Press, 1985); the editor and translator of Women and Monasticism in Medieval Europe: Sisters and Patrons of the Cistercian Order , (Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2002) and has two works in progress: The White Nuns: Cistercian Abbeys for Women and Their Property and After the Millennium: Women's Work and European Economic Growth, 1050 - 1250.
Richard Britnell is emeritus professor of economic history at the University of Durham, fellow of the British Academy and co-editor of the Surtees Society. He is the author of many articles, editions, and Growth and Decline in Colchester, 1300 - 1525 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986, reprint 2008); The Commercialisation of English Society, 1000 - 1500 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993; 2nd edn, 1996); co-edited with B. M. S. Campbell, A Commercialising Economy: England 1086 to c. 1300 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995); co-edited with A. J. Pollard, The McFarlane Legacy: Studies in Late Medieval Politics and Society (Stroud: Alan Sutton, 1995); The Closing of the Middle Ages? England, 1471 - 1529 (Oxford: Blackwell, 1997); edited Pragmatic Literacy, East and West, 1200 - 1330 (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 1997); and Britain and Ireland 1050 - 1530: Economy and Society (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004).
James W. Brodman is a Professor of History at the University of Central Arkansas, a past President of the American Academy of R