By Steven Bednarski
Unlike such a lot histories, this e-book doesn't get rid of the writer from the research. relatively, it lays naked the operating tools of the historian. all through his story, Bednarski skillfully weaves a moment narrative approximately how historians "do" historical past, highlighting the rewards and pitfalls of operating with basic assets.
The ebook 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, by means of chapters at the civil matches and attraction and Margarida's eventual destiny. The publication includes 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 kinfolk bushes offer priceless details on key humans within the tale. A map of overdue medieval Manosque can be provided.
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A Poisoned Past: The Life and Times of Margarida de Portu, a Fourteenth-Century Accused Poisoner (Thinking Historically) by Steven Bednarski