a social history of Manresa at the time of the Black Death
Description matérielle : 1 vol. (XXIII-274 pages)
Description : Note : Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-270) and index
Abstract : "Family, Work, and Household presents the social and occupational life of a late medieval Iberian town in rich, unprecedented detail. The book combines a diachronic study of two regionally prominent families—one knightly and one mercantile—with a detailed cross-sectional urban study of household and occupation. The town in question is the market town and administrative centre of Manresa in Catalonia, whose exceptional archives make such a study possible. For the diachronic studies, Fynn-Paul relied upon the fact that Manresan archives preserve scores of individual family notarial registers, and the cross-sectional study was made possible by the Liber Manifesti of 1408, a cadastral survey which details the property holdings of individual householders to an unusually thorough degree. In these pages, the economic and social strategies of many individuals, including both knights and burghers, come to light over the course of several generations. The Black Death and its aftermath play a prominent role in changing the outlook of many social actors. Other chapters detail the socioeconomic topography of the town, and examine occupational hierarchies, for such groups as rentiers, merchants, leatherworkers, cloth workers, women householders, and the poor."
Édition : New York (N.Y.) : Routledge , 2018
Manresa in the later Middle Ages, 1250-1500
Description matérielle : 1 vol. (xxii, 347 p.)
Description : Note : Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-344) and index
Abstract : "The Rise and Decline of an Iberian Bourgeoisie is one of the first long-term studies in English of an Iberian town during the late medieval crisis. Focusing on the Catalonian city of Manresa, Jeff Fynn-Paul expertly integrates Iberian historiography with European narratives to place the city's social, political and economic development within the broader context of late medieval urban decline. Drawing from extensive archival research, including legal and administrative records, royal letters, and a cadastral survey of more than 640 households entitled the 1408 Liber Manifesti, the author surveys the economic strategies of both elites and non-elites to a level previously unknown for any medieval town outside of Tuscany and Ghent. In a major contribution to the series, The Rise and Decline of an Iberian Bourgeoisie reveals how a combination of the Black Death, royal policy, and a new public debt system challenged, and finally undermined urban resilience in Catalonia"
Édition : Cambridge, GB : Cambridge University Press , 2016
cultural Identities, ideologies, and institutions in the evolution of global slavery
Description matérielle : 1 vol. (XV-364 p.)
Description : Note : Bibliogr. p. 358-359. Notes bibliogr. Index
Édition : Leiden : Brill
Éditeur scientifique : Damian Alan Pargas
Description matérielle : xii, 356 pages
Description : Note : Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-352) and index
Édition : Leiden : Brill , 2014
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