eBook: Manners, Custom, and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period

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eBook: Manners, Custom, and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period

Enjoy reading your ebook with auto-scrolling, day and night viewing modes, bookmarks, multiple font sizes, full screen viewing in portrait and landscape orientations, and more! Features: - AUTO-SCROLL: Hands free reading with our advanced variable speed auto-scrolling feature. - FULL SCREEN VIEW: No tab, navigation, or toolbars to get in your viewing way. - BOOKMARK CONTROLS: Bookmarking lets you start up where you left off fast. - MULTIPLE FONT SIZES: Increase or decrease the text size quickly and easily. - DAY & NIGHT MODES: Switch from day to night mode at the touch of a finger. - PORTRAIT & LANDSCAPE: Read your eBook in portrait or landscape position. - AUTO SETTINGS: Your viewer settings are automatically saved and loaded. - COPY & PASTE: Copy and paste selected text to other apps. - TEXT MAGNIFICATION: Magnify text for easier reading. - And more! eBook Media Viewer Series #17 Title: Manners, Custom, and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period Author: Paul Lacroix Pages: 570 Details: Fully Illustrated - Over 400 Images In sociology, manners are the unenforced standards of conduct which show the actor to be cultured, polite, and refined. They are like laws in that they codify or set a standard for human behavior, but they are unlike laws in that there is no formal system for punishing transgressions, other than social disapproval. They are a kind of norm. What is considered "mannerly" is highly susceptible to change with time, geographical location, social stratum, occasion, and other factors. That manners matter is evidenced by the fact that large books have been written on the subject, advice columns frequently deal with questions of mannerly behavior, and that schools have existed for the sole purpose of teaching manners. A lady is a term frequently used for a woman who follows proper manners; the term gentleman is used as a male counterpart; though these terms are also often used for members of a particular social class. Table of Contents: Chapter 1: Condition of Persons and Lands Chapter 2: Privileges and Rights (Feudal and Municipal) Chapter 3: Private Life in the Castles, the Towns, and the Rural Districts Chapter 4: Food and Cookery Chapter 5: Hunting Chapter 6: Games and Pastimes Chapter 7: Commerce Chapter 8: Guilds and Trade Corporations Chapter 9: Taxes, Money, and Finance Chapter 10: Law and the Administration of Justice Chapter 11: Secret Tribunals Chapter 12: Punishments Chapter 13: Jews Chapter 14: Gipsies, Tramps, Beggars, and Cours des Miracles Chapter 15: Ceremonials Chapter 16: Costumes

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