This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of Islamic studies find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated related. This ebook is a static version of an article from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Renaissance and Reformation, a dynamic, continuously updated, online resource designed to provide authoritative guidance through scholarship and other materials relevant to the study of European history and culture between the 14th and 17th centuries. Oxford Bibliographies Online covers most subject disciplines within the social science and humanities, for more information visit www.oxfordbibliographies.com.INTRODUCTION The testament has been an essential source for the study of the late Middle Ages and early modern ... Early on the testament was studied as a legal document in the evolution of contracts and property settlements, and family law. ... The second and third generation of the Annales school of the 1970s, and especially Michel Vovelle (see Testaments as ... methodological essay based on six hundred wills in the Lyonnais between 1550 and 1725, resolving questions suchanbsp;...
|Title||:||Last Wills and Testaments: Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide|
|Author||:||Oxford University Press|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2010-06-01|