Living in the Middle Ages focuses primarily on two ""ideal"" periods set in 1100 and 1450, and generally in England. This book examines all the aspects of daily life across all strata of pre-Norman and feudal society, from the barons and bishops to the serfs; from food to religious beliefs. Coverage includes the feudal system, typical village, life in the castle, the Medieval church, and the growth of towns in the 15th century. This reference is a useful tool for students wanting to learn more about living in the Middle Ages. Chapters include: Working for the Overlord - the Peasant; Life in the Castle; Power to the Priest; Life in a Medieval Town.
Norman Bancroft Hunt graduated from Kingston School of Art in 1968. He was elected fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute in 1975 and is currently a lecturer and researcher in visual theory and cultural studies at the Kent Institute of Art and Design. He is the author of numerous books on Native American art and culture, including Historical Atlas of Ancient America, from Facts On File/Checkmark Books, and the award-winning People of the Totem.