hist 107 lecture 9

hist 107 lecture 9 - A. ECONOMIC REVOLUTIONS: COUNTRY LIFE...

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A. ECONOMIC REVOLUTIONS: COUNTRY LIFE 11 th and 12 th century is when medieval civilization takes shape. - Demographic and Agricultural explosion (ca. 950-1050): on a local level you see more of an intense agricultural development. The demographic explosion or population taking off might contribute to this increase in cultivation and agricultural base. The settlement of internal invasions make things stabilize and the climate also becomes better for agriculture. - Crops, tools and laborers: The horse collar is developed around the 10 th century that makes plowing easier. The development of 3 field crop rotation is also brought into play. - Parish churches: Christianity on the local level of village life: The parish church system begins to grow around the year 1000, as the population grows it seems necessary to have a priest on hand to help with all religious needs. The beginning of effective system of tithes this gives a steady source of income for the church. A tenth of what you have belongs to the church.
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2009 for the course HIST 107 taught by Professor Whalen during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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hist 107 lecture 9 - A. ECONOMIC REVOLUTIONS: COUNTRY LIFE...

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