MEDIEVAL TOWNS, TRADE AND TRAVEL
In addition to eye-catching visuals on every page (all fully captioned), the book features timelines, maps, and numerous fact boxes. Main subjects are divided into 14 two-page spreads with artwork and decorative borders attractively arranged around text passages. Subtitles add focus and glossary terms are printed in boldface. Topics include the daily life of a family in town, trades for food (including the butcher, the baker, and the brewer), trades for equipment (such as the blacksmith and the woodworker), belonging to a guild, apprenticeship for a trade, travel in the Middle Ages, staying close to home because travel was time-consuming and uncomfortable, travel by horse—the fastest way,and inns and taverns for weary travelers.
8" x 11"