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What is a "bastide"?
by Admin User - Tuesday, 12 March 2013, 11:58 AM
 
This will be your first assignment. Explore the history of medieval France between the period of the Albigensian Crusade and the 100 Years' War.

What is the relation to the concept of a bastide to these medieval Cathars?

What implications did the bastide have on the society of the time (both good and bad)?

What are the possible benefits and drawbacks of a bastide?

Why might we have chosen the concept of a bastide for our work?

Please write several pages with citations, and upload your paper to the Introductory Assignments area of our site.