Medieval Economy: Peasants and Entrepreneurship
In this insightful conversation, they explore the often-misunderstood term ‘peasant’ and challenge negative connotations associated with it. Dr. Portass sheds light on the labor processes involved, emphasising that peasants were not merely exploited but active economic agents, involved in farming lands, sometimes even employing others.
Dive into the nuanced understanding of peasants in medieval times, breaking away from the stereotypical image of uniform poverty. Dr. Portass shares insights drawn from his extensive research and publications, providing a fresh perspective on the complexities of the village world in the Middle Ages.
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