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Life in a Medieval Monastery by Anne Boyd

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • World history,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • c 500 CE to c 1000 CE,
  • Institutions & Organizations,
  • England,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Religion - Missions,
  • Monks,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities,
  • Durham Priory - History - Juvenile literature,
  • Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Arts & Humanities,
  • Durham,
  • For National Curriculum Key Stage 3,
  • Benedictines,
  • History,
  • Middle Ages, 600-1500,
  • Monasticism and religious orders

Book details:

Edition Notes

Cambridge Introduction to World History

The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7737282M
ISBN 100521337240
ISBN 109780521337243

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