Social History

Social history, often called the new social history, is a field of history that looks at the lived experience of the past.

  • June 15, 2024
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An artistic depiction of a medieval king and queen

Medieval Practice of hereditarily passing down titles ensured power decentralization, providing long-term stability and preventing monopolies.

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The Peasants' Revolt of 1381

Representation and Written Constitutions question if historical governance reforms truly offered freedom or manipulated power under a guise of representation.

Medieval illustration of men harvesting wheat with reaping-hooks or sickles, on a calendar page for August. Queen Mary's Psalter

Feudalism was built around the concept of the fief, a grant of land given by a lord to a vassal in exchange for loyalty and military service.

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