Cities and Solidarities: Urban Communities in Pre-Modern Europe

Cities and Solidarities: Urban Communities in Pre-Modern Europe


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138943612
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/25/2017
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Justin Colson is Lecturer in the Department of History, University of Essex.

Arie van Steensel is Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Groningen.

Table of Contents


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List of contributors

  1. Cities and Solidarities. Urban Communities in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
  2. Justin Colson and Arie van Steensel

  3. Making the citizen, building the citizenry. Family and citizenship in fifteenth-century Barcelona
  4. Carolina Obradors-Suazo

  5. Gladman’s procession and communal identity in Norwich, 1425-1452
  6. Derek M. Crosby

  7. Mapping urban communities. A comparative topography of neighbourhoods in Bologna and Strasbourg in the late Middle Ages
  8. Colin Arnaud

  9. Conflict, community, and the law. Guarantors and social networks in dispute resolution in early modern Saxony
  10. John Jordan

  11. The poor of medieval Zagreb between solidarity, marginalisation and integration
  12. Suzana Miljan and Bruno Škreblin

  13. Poor boxes, guild ethic and urban community building in Brabant, c. 1250-1600
  14. Hadewijch Masure

  15. Who’s who in late medieval Brussels?
  16. Bram Vannieuwenhuyze

  17. A cursus for craftsmen? Career-cycles of the Worsted Weavers of late-medieval Norwich
  18. Dana Durkee

  19. Wage labour, wealth, and the power of a database. Unlocking communities of work outside urban guilds in Newcastle upon Tyne
  20. Andy Burn

  21. Urban communities and their burghers in the Kingdom of Hungary (1750-1850). The possibilities databases offer for historical analysis
  22. Árpád Tóth, Gábor Czoch and István Németh

  23. Speech and sociability. The regulation of language in the livery companies of early modern London
  24. Jennifer Bishop

  25. The physician’s marzipan. Communities at their intersections in Basel around 1600
  26. Sarah-Maria Schober

  27. ‘Scientific’ instruments and networks of craft and commerce in early modern London

Alexi Baker


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