ISBN-10:
0691007608
ISBN-13:
2900691007600
Pub. Date:
04/21/1969
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Medieval Cities: Their Origins and the Revival of Trade / Edition 1

Medieval Cities: Their Origins and the Revival of Trade / Edition 1

by Henri Pirenne

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ISBN-13: 2900691007600
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 04/21/1969
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Henri Pirenne (1862–1935) was professor emeritus at Ghent University and one of the world's leading historians. His books include Mohammed and Charlemagne and Economic and Social History of Medieval Europe. Michael McCormick is the Francis Goelet Professor of Medieval History at Harvard University.

Table of Contents


Introduction by Michael McCormick ix

Translator's Foreword xxxiii

Preface xxxv

Chapter I. The Mediterranean 1

Chapter II. The Ninth Century 16

Chapter III. City Origins 35

Chapter IV. The Revival of Commerce 49

Chapter V. The Merchant Class 68

Chapter VI. The Middle Class 84

Chapter VII. Municipal Institutions 109

Chapter VIII. Cities and European Civilization 138

Bibliography 153

Index 157

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