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Urban Societies in East-Central Europe, 1500-1700
     

Urban Societies in East-Central Europe, 1500-1700

by Jaroslav Miller
 

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This book looks at urban development in East-Central Europe from the middle ages to the early modern period. Dealing primarily with Bohemia, Hungary and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and to a lesser degree with parts of Austria and Germany, this book provides an insight into a number of key issues concerning the economic, social and demographic trends in early

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This book looks at urban development in East-Central Europe from the middle ages to the early modern period. Dealing primarily with Bohemia, Hungary and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and to a lesser degree with parts of Austria and Germany, this book provides an insight into a number of key issues concerning the economic, social and demographic trends in early modern East-Central European urban history. Drawing on a wealth of primary sources, it examines the effects of migration, Reformation, state building and economic change on the transformation of medieval urban communities into early modern societies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781409480129
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date:
06/28/2013
Series:
Historical Urban Studies Series
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
19 MB
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Meet the Author

Dr Jaroslav Miller is the Associate Professor of History at Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic.

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