HIS 4a Lecture 8 Changes on the Land- Those Who Worked

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10-24 Changes on the Land: Those Who Worked • Agrarian Expansion • 7th - 8th century Northern Europe • De-urbanization in Northern Europe • Rise of manors • lord’s house on best land, surrounded by cottages of dependent peasants • houses surrounded by fields • field rotations • 2 Problems to solve before adoption of 3-field system • Plough • too light for heavy rain-drenched soil • Heavy Plough forced peasants to pool resources • Harnessing • had to change the harnesses to suite horses • horses twice as strong as oxen • faster • worked longer (2-3 hrs more] • Problems with horses
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Unformatted text preview: no scrap value more expensive to feed (cant live off hay, need oats) changes in diet as a result of changes in cultivation growing infertility of soil need to retain increasing amount of seed for replanting frequent famines diet based on dread and ale (grains) white bread luxury of wealthy liquid intake a continuing problem more agricultural goods available lords wealthier look further away for luxury goods equipping themselves for war social chaos no central authority very little security...
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2008 for the course HIS 4A taught by Professor Mckee during the Fall '07 term at UC Davis.

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