This is a compelling introduction to the war against the heretics of Languedoc launched in 1209, combined with a description of the political. economic, religious and social conditions of south-western France in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Michael Costen shows why the Cathar heresy came to flourish and how the campaign against it developed into a programme of conquest by which an alliance of church and state finally destroyed the heresy and united the region with the newly expanding.
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Michael Costen is Senior Lecturer in Adult Education and Tutor in Historical Studies at the University of Bristol
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Book Description Manchester University Press, 1997. Book Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 6613034
Book Description Manchester Univ Pr. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Bookseller Inventory # 2749110660
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Book Description Manchester Univ Pr, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-157-X1-9572709