Citizens without Nations: Urban Citizenship in Europe and the World, c.1000-1789

Citizens without Nations: Urban Citizenship in Europe and the World, c.1000-1789

by Maarten Prak


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107504158
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/16/2018
Pages: 442
Sales rank: 1,167,757
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Maarten Prak is Professor of Social and Economic History at the Department of History and Art History, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands. He is on the Board of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Table of Contents

Introduction: worlds of citizenship; Part I. Dimensions of Citizenship in European Towns: 1. Formal citizenship; 2. Urban governance: citizens and their authorities; 3. Economic citizenship through the guilds; 4. Welfare and the civic community; 5. Citizens, soldiers, and civic militias; Part II. Cities and States, Or: The Varieties of European Citizenship: Introduction to Part II; 6. Italian city-states and their citizens; 7. The Dutch Republic: the federalisation of citizenship; 8. Citizenship in England: from the Reformation to the Glorious Revolution; 9. Cities and states in Continental Europe; Part III. Citizenship Outside Europe: Introduction to Part III; 10. Original citizenship in China and the Middle East; 11. Recreating European citizenship in the Americas; Conclusions: citizenship before and beyond the French Revolution.

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