Urban Life In The Middle Ages, 1000-1450 / Edition 1

Urban Life In The Middle Ages, 1000-1450 / Edition 1

by Keith D. Lilley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333712498

ISBN-13: 9780333712498

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

What was life like in the towns and cities of medieval Europe? How did people live? Why did some towns grow into major urban centers while others did not? Drawing on original research, as well as the work of medieval historians, urban archaeologists, and historical geographers, this book takes a fresh and challenging approach to address these important but

Overview

What was life like in the towns and cities of medieval Europe? How did people live? Why did some towns grow into major urban centers while others did not? Drawing on original research, as well as the work of medieval historians, urban archaeologists, and historical geographers, this book takes a fresh and challenging approach to address these important but difficult questions, and argues that while people in the Middle Ages shaped the towns and cities that they lived in, Europe's towns and cities also 'shaped' them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333712498
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
European Culture and Society Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
311
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Urban Legacies
• Institutional Urbanism
• Geographies of Urban Law
• Lordship and Urbanisation
• Urban Landscapes
• Urban Property and Landholding
• Townspeople and Townscapes

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