Journals Higher Education

$97.50

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Published: 24 October 2017

288 Pages | 10 black and white images and maps

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198705208


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Contesting the City

The Politics of Citizenship in English Towns, 1250-1530

Christian D. Liddy

  • Identifies a vigorous and complex tradition of urban citizenship in late medieval England
  • Explores the history of English cities over a period of 300 years
  • Offers a challenge to the myth of English exceptionalism, by placing English cities in a wider European context and drawing upon a rich European historiography
  • Shows continuities in patterns of thought and behaviour in medieval Europe and in the modern world
  • Captures the excitement, dynamism, and volatility that characterized late medieval urban life
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