Urban Europe, 1100-1700

By: David Nicholas

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Reflecting the vigor of both urban and medieval history, this timely textbook from an established scholar in urban studies is a broadly interdisciplinary work that breaks new ground by emphasizing the links between the late medieval and early modern cities. Adopting an organic, environmental approach, David Nicholas examines the common social, governmental, economic and intellectual roles played by most pre-modern cities.

Title: Urban Europe, 1100-1700

Author: David Nicholas

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $31.95

Categories: Eastern Europe,

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 2003

ISBN Number: 0-333-94983-8

ISBN Number 13: 9780333949832

Binding: paperback

Book Details: 256 pages, paperback, Palgrave Macmillan

Seller ID: 949838

Description: Reflecting the vigor of both urban and medieval history, this timely textbook from an established scholar in urban studies is a broadly interdisciplinary work that breaks new ground by emphasizing the links between the late medieval and early modern cities. Adopting an organic, environmental approach, David Nicholas examines the common social, governmental, economic and intellectual roles played by most pre-modern cities.

About Author
David Nicholas is Kathryn and Calhoun Lemon Professor of History, Clemson University.

Reviews
"It is well written, coherent and comprehensive, and undoubtedly benefits from David Nicholas' vast bank of knowledge concerning the urban environment of the medieval and early modern world."--Penny Galloway, Bristol University

Table of Contents
List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgements
Urban Europe between the Industrial Revolutions
City and Region
The Morphology of the Urban Plan
Corporation and Community
Social Structures and Infrastructures
Material Culture and Cultural Environment
Achievement, Rationality, Measure and Assessment: Concluding Reflections on Pre-Modern Urbanisation in Europe
Bibliography
Index