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Tormented Voices

Power, Crisis, and Humanity in Rural Catalonia, 1140–1200

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$40.00 • £34.95 • €36.95

ISBN 9780674895287

Publication Date: 08/01/1998


208 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

8 halftones, 1 map, 1 table


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  • I. Memorials
  • II. People
    • Old Domains: Caldes de Malavella, Llagostera, and Vicinity
    • Old Domains II: The Ribes Valley
    • Barcelona’s Second Hinterland
    • The Old Frontier: Font-rubí
    • A Further Frontier: Cabra, Argençola
  • III. Power
    • An Order of Territorial Lordship
    • On the Threshold of Accountability
    • Profiles of Exploitative Power
    • The Nostalgia of Associative Lament
    • The Legitimation of Arbitrary Lordship
  • IV. Culture
    • Customary Solidarities
    • Customary Moralities: Faith
    • Customary Moralities: Honor and Shame
  • V. Epilogue
    • Violence?
    • Suffering?
  • Appendix 1. Usage, Citations, and Abbreviations
  • Appendix 2. Glossary
  • Appendix 3. Aftermath: What Became of the Villages?
  • Appendix 4. The Memorials: A Register
  • Further Reading
  • Index

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