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Feudalism and Its Problems

The term feudalism, which has fallen out of favor, was once considered the prevailing social system of medieval Europe. These resources will explain the old view and how it is no longer considered valid.

The F-Word - The Problem with Feudalism
Most medievalists have serious problems with both the term "feudalism" and the concept it describes. A multi-page article on the origins and history of the term and its current status among medieval historians.

Crisis? Collapse? Recovery?
Primary and secondary sources dealing with feudal and related matters, at Paul Halsall's Medieval Sourcebook

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