Author:D. Menjot, P. Clark (eds.)

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Subaltern City?: Alternative and Peripheral Urban Spaces in the Pre-modern Period (13th-18th Centuries) (Studies in European Urban History (1100-1800) (SEUH 46))

By: D. Menjot, P. Clark (eds.)

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Turnhout, Belgium, Brepols Publishers: 2019

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041233

ISBN: 2503583318

Condition: New


The first detailed attempt to examine critically the concept of 'subaltern' or alternative and peripheral spaces in the pre-modern city. The purpose of this volume is to question traditional notions of city space in pre-modern Europe (with its stress on space being incorporated, regulated and integrated, dominated by its merchants and crafts), and to investigate how far it was in fact economically and politically pluralistic with a great variety of functions and juridictions. The volume examines comparatively the range of different urban spaces in and outside the medieval and early modern cit... View more info