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Riassunto: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... Russia" of the Encyclopedia Br itannica, 9th edition, p. 84. yearly festival. In reality, the day of the common meal was always the day, or the morrow of the day, of election of aldermen, of discussion of alterations in the statutes, and very often the day of judgment of quarrels that had risen among the brethren,1 or of renewed allegiance to the guild. The common meal, like the festival at the old tribal folkmote--the mahl or malum--or the Buryate aba, or the parish feast and the harvest supper, was simply an affirmation of brotherhood. It symbolized the times when everything was kept in common by the clan. This day, at least, all belonged to all; all sate at the same table and partook of the same meal. Even at a much later time the inmate of the almshouse of a London guild sat this day by the side of the rich alderman. As to the distinction which several explorers have tried to establish between the old Saxon " frith guild" and the so-called "social" or "religious" guilds--all were frith guilds in the sense above mentioned,2 and all were 1 See, for instance, the texts of the Cambridge guilds given by Toulmin Smith English Guilds, London, 1870, pp. 274-276), from which it appears that the "generall and principall day" was the "eleccioun day;" or, Ch. M. Clode's The Early History of the Guild of the Merchant Taylors, London, 1888, i. 45; and so on. For the renewal of allegiance, see the J6msviking saga, mentioned in Pappenheim's Altddnische Sehutzgilden, Breslau, 1885, p. 67. It appears very probable that when the guilds began to be prosecuted, many of them inscribed in their statutes the meal day only, or their pious duties, and only alluded to the judicial function of the guild in vague words; but this function did not disappear till a very...
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Titolo: Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution
Casa editrice: New York University Press
Data di pubblicazione: 1972
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro New York University Press. Condizione libro: Fair. Acceptable condition. Book Good. No dust jacket. Codice libro della libreria B08D-00571
Descrizione libro New York University Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. 0814745555 Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc. Codice libro della libreria Z0814745555Z3
Descrizione libro New York University Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: GOOD. Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some minor highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable. Codice libro della libreria 2704382235
Descrizione libro New York University Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fair. Dust Cover Missing. Codice libro della libreria G0814745555I5N01
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Good. Book Condition: Good. Codice libro della libreria 97808147455574.0
Descrizione libro New York University Press, New York, 1972. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Near Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: very good. 1972, edition not stated. Hardcover, in Near Fine condition. The dust jacket is in Very Good condition, with light edge wear, and light handling soil. This book came from the home of a smoker, and may have a faint residual odor. Else clean and tight. Codice libro della libreria d00794