By Steven Bednarski
Unlike such a lot histories, this booklet doesn't eliminate the writer from the research. particularly, it lays naked the operating equipment of the historian. all through his story, Bednarski skillfully weaves a moment narrative approximately how historians "do" background, highlighting the rewards and pitfalls of operating with fundamental resources.
The booklet opens with a bankruptcy on microhistory as a style and explains its strengths, weaknesses, and inherent hazards. subsequent is a story of Margarida's felony trial, via chapters at the civil fits and allure and Margarida's eventual destiny. The ebook encompasses a tough reproduction of a courtroom notary, a notorial act, and a pattern of a legal inquest checklist within the unique Latin. A timeline of Margarida's existence, record of characters, and relatives timber offer necessary details on key humans within the tale. A map of overdue medieval Manosque can also be provided.
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