MEDIEVAL HUNTING. By Richard Almond.

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MEDIEVAL HUNTING. By Richard Almond.
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Author Almond (Richard).
Book Code 17846
ISBN 0750921625
Book Description Fine in dust-wrapper.

2003 1st edition. 8vo. Ppviii,216. Colour and b/w photographs and illustrations, bibliography. Boards.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2003
Publisher Sutton Publishing.
Place Thrupp, Gloucestershire.
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"Medieval Hunting dispels some of the myths and misunderstandings about hunting, including the view that it was chiefly an aristocratic pursuit, and a male one at that. Richard Almond shows that hunting (in which he includes fishing, hawking and poaching) was enjoyed by all classes, and by women as well as men. Using a variety of sources ...the author offers a detailed and captivating picture of a pre-urban world from which the modern age has much to learn in terms of land use and conservation. ...[this book] has much to offer those interested in the countryside and modern field sports".

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