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Richards portrays medieval Europe as lacking in tolerance for any form of dissent or deviant behavior. In an era that awaited the imminent arrival of the Second Coming, the Church held populations to rigid standards of conduct, and explained every threat to its authority in terms of sexual perversion. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
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Jeffrey Richards is Professor of Cultural History at the University of Lancaster. He is the author of Visions of Yesterday (RKP, 1973), The Popes and the Papacy in the Early Middle Ages (RKP, 1979), and Consul of God: The Life and Times of Gregory the Great (RKP, 1980).Review:
`fascinating study ... brilliantly illuminated by Richards with the help of excellent illustrations.' - Sunday Telegraph
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Book Description Routledge, 1991. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX041503342X
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Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STRM-041503342X
Book Description Routledge, 1991. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M041503342X