Illustrated with Nineteen Chromolithographic Prints by F. Kellerhoven and upwards of Four Hundred Engravings on Wood."The several successive editions of "The Arts of the Middle Ages and Period of the Renaissance" sufficiently testify to its appreciation by the public. The object of that work was to introduce the reader to a branch of learning to which access had hitherto appeared only permitted to the scientific. That attempt, which was a bold one, succeeded too well not to induce us to push our researches further. In fact, art alone cannot acquaint us entirely with an epoch...." - Excerpted from "Manners, Customs, and Dress During the Middle Ages, and During the Renaissance Period"TABLE OF CONTENTS:.Condition of Persons and Lands Privileges and Rights (Feudal and Municipal) Private Life in the Castles, the Towns, and the Rural Districts Food and Cookery Hunting Games and Pastimes Commerce Guilds and Trade Corporations Taxes, Money, and Finance Law and the Administration of Justice Secret Tribunals Punishments Jews Gipsies, Tramps, Beggars, and Cours des Miracles Ceremonials Costumes
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