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Author notes

Adam J. Davis is associate professor of history at Denison University and author of The Holy Bureaucrat: Eudes Rigaud and Religious Reform in Thirteenth-Century Normandy (2006). He is writing a book about medieval French hospitals and the formation of a charitable society. Bertrand Taithe is professor of cultural history at the University of Manchester and director of the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute. Author of Defeated Flesh (1999), Citizenship and Wars (2001), and The Killer Trail (2009), and editor of French Masculinities, with Christopher E. Forth, he is working on a history of humanitarian technologies.

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