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Building legitimacy [electronic resource] : political discourses and forms of legitimacy in medieval societies / edited by Isabel Alfonso, Hugh Kennedy, and Julio Escalona.

Contributor(s): Alfonso, Isabel | Kennedy, Hugh (Hugh N.) | Escalona, Julio.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Medieval Mediterranean: . 53.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 359 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1423714113 (electronic bk.); 9781423714118 (electronic bk.); 9047402685; 9789047402688.Subject(s): Legitimacy of governments -- Europe -- History -- To 1500 | Europe -- Kings and rulers -- Succession | Law, Medieval | Electronic books | Europe -- Kings and rulers | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- General | Legitimiteit | Politieke filosofie | Debatten | Samfundsvidenskab PolitologiGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Building legitimacy.DDC classification: 320.94/01/1 Other classification: 15.70 | 86.10 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Conflict, power, and legitimation in Francia in the late seventh and eighth centuries / Paul Fouracre -- A crisis of fidelity in c. 1000? / Stephen White -- Judicial rhetoric and political legitimation in medieval Le�on-Castile / Isabel Alfonso -- Legitimation, designation and succession to the throne in fourteenth-century England / Chris Given-Wilson -- The king's face on the territory : royal officers, discourse and legitimating practices in thirteenth- and fourteenth-century Castile / Cristina Jular P�erez-Alfaro -- The importance of being earnest : urban elites and the distribution of power in Castilian towns in the late Middle Ages / Jos�e Antonio Jara Fuente -- The strengthening of royal power in Castile under Alfonso XI / Carlos Estepa -- Family memories : inventing Alfonso I of Asturias / Julie Escalona -- An interpreter of law and power in a region of medieval Poland : Abbot Peter of Henryk�ow and his book / Piotr G�orecki -- Political struggle and the legitimation of the Toledan primacy : the Pars Lateranii concilii / Patrick Henriet -- Albertano of Brescia, Rolandino of Padua and the rhetoric of legitimation / Frances Andrews.
Summary: This volume presents a selection of papers exploring the ways by which medieval powers sought to legitimize themselves, the political discourses through which this was effected and a wide range of related problems.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Conflict, power, and legitimation in Francia in the late seventh and eighth centuries / Paul Fouracre -- A crisis of fidelity in c. 1000? / Stephen White -- Judicial rhetoric and political legitimation in medieval Le�on-Castile / Isabel Alfonso -- Legitimation, designation and succession to the throne in fourteenth-century England / Chris Given-Wilson -- The king's face on the territory : royal officers, discourse and legitimating practices in thirteenth- and fourteenth-century Castile / Cristina Jular P�erez-Alfaro -- The importance of being earnest : urban elites and the distribution of power in Castilian towns in the late Middle Ages / Jos�e Antonio Jara Fuente -- The strengthening of royal power in Castile under Alfonso XI / Carlos Estepa -- Family memories : inventing Alfonso I of Asturias / Julie Escalona -- An interpreter of law and power in a region of medieval Poland : Abbot Peter of Henryk�ow and his book / Piotr G�orecki -- Political struggle and the legitimation of the Toledan primacy : the Pars Lateranii concilii / Patrick Henriet -- Albertano of Brescia, Rolandino of Padua and the rhetoric of legitimation / Frances Andrews.

This volume presents a selection of papers exploring the ways by which medieval powers sought to legitimize themselves, the political discourses through which this was effected and a wide range of related problems.

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