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Freiburg and the Breisgau : Town-Country Relations in the Age of Reformation and Peasant's War - Tom Scott

Freiburg and the Breisgau

Town-Country Relations in the Age of Reformation and Peasant's War

By: Tom Scott

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Published: 1st January 1987
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This regional study examines the declining fortunes of a craft town on the Upper Rhine from 1450 to 1530, in the context of its relations with the country communities around it. In the debate on the transition between feudalism and capitalism in this period, rival interpretations have focused on town and country in isolation from each other. Tom Scott has used the techniques of historical and economic geography to examine them as a totality, consciously writing regional history, but also contributing to the wider history and theory of revolution as he extends these techniques to analyse popular protest.

'He has plundered eighteen archives in four countries and shown the ability to draw discriminately upon models derived from the social sciences while remaining firmly rooted in a bedrock of careful historical research.' Henry J. Cohn, University of Warwick, European History Quarterly

List of Tablesp. x
List of Mapsp. xi
Abbreviationsp. xii
Note on Proper Namesp. xiii
Introductionp. I
The Territorial Town In The Later Middle Ages
Freiburg and its Relations with the Breisgaup. 15
The Anatomy of a Craft Townp. 47
Crisis And Change
Conflict between Freiburg and the Breisgaup. 77
The Decline and Recovery of Freiburg's Economyp. 114
Conclusionp. 155
The Age Of Peasant Revolt
The Bundschuh Uprisingsp. 165
Freiburg and the Peasants' Warp. 190
Conclusionp. 229
Bibliographyp. 236
Indexp. 257
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ISBN: 9780198219965
ISBN-10: 0198219962
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 1st January 1987
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.49