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By Justine Firnhaber-Baker,Meredith Cohen

distinction in medieval France was once no longer completely a marker for social exclusion, frightening emotions of disgust and disaffection, however it can also create team spirit and sympathy between teams. members to this quantity deal with inclusion and exclusion from numerous views, starting from ethnic and linguistic distinction in Charlemagne's court docket, to lewd sculpture in Béarn, to prostitution and destitution in Paris. prepared thematically, the sections development from the dialogue of tolerance and intolerance, throughout the essentially outlined inspiration of foreignness, to the complicated research of stranger identification within the medieval interval. As a complete the amount provides a clean, exciting standpoint on questions of exclusion and belonging within the medieval world.

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