The Peace of God: The Politics of Nostalgia in the Age of Walpole

The Peace of God: The Politics of Nostalgia in the Age of Walpole

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Author/Contributor(s): Head, Thomas ; Landes, Richard
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Date: 12/24/1992
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW

During the dissolution of the former Carolingian Empire, warfare and plunder went unchecked. An innovative response to this violence was the Church-led initiative known as the Peace of God, perhaps history's earliest mass peace movement. In the thirteen essays collected here, leading scholars consider key aspects of the movement and episodes in its history.