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Landscape and change in early medieval Italy : chestnuts, economy, and culture / Paolo Squatriti.

Author/Creator:
Squatriti, Paolo, 1963-
Publication:
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 236 pages ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Chestnut -- Italy -- History -- To 1500.
Chestnut -- Social aspects -- Italy -- History -- To 1500.
Chestnut -- Economic aspects -- Italy -- History -- To 1500.
Landscapes -- Italy -- History -- To 1500.
Landscape changes -- Italy -- History -- To 1500.
Land use -- Italy -- History -- To 1500.
Italy -- History -- 476-1268.
Italy -- Economic conditions.
Italy -- Environmental conditions.
Contents:
Introduction: Trees, Woods, and Chestnuts in Early Medieval Italy
A Natural History of the Chestnut
The Triumph of a Tree
The Poetics of the Chestnut in the Early Middle Ages
Chestnuts in Early Medieval Campania
Chestnuts in the Po Valley
Conclusion: Giovanni Pascoli and the Old Chestnut
Glossary.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781107034488 (hardback : alkaline paper)
1107034485 (hardback : alkaline paper)
OCLC:
822971505
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