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Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Tom Scott

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

The current debate about the best methods of European organization — central or regional — is influenced by an awareness of regional identity, which offers an alternative to the rigidities of ... More


Recruitment, Organization, and Performance

Peter Partner

in The Pope’s Men: The Papal Civil Service in the Renaissance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219958
eISBN:
9780191678394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219958.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the different recruitment patterns, the organization of Roman court offices, and the performance of Roman court officials. In the late medieval and early modern societies, ... More


Regions and Frontiers

Tom Scott

in Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the configuration of the southern Upper Rhine to find out whether mountain ranges or the river itself acted as barriers or clasps, frontiers or crossing-points. Modern political ... More


Civic Traditions in Premodern Italy

Jeff Mielke

in Living on the Edge in Leonardo's Florence: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241343
eISBN:
9780520930995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241343.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Robert Putnam in his fifth chapter of Making Democracy Work argued that the origins of civic society in modern Italy can be traced back to the age of communes in the northern and central regions. ... More


Working Together

Dag Lindström, Rosemarie Fiebranz, Jonas Lindström, Jan Mispelaere, and Göran Rydén

in Making a Living, Making a Difference: Gender and Work in Early Modern European Society

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190240615
eISBN:
9780190240653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240615.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter demonstrates that work was not something individuals did in splendid isolation. Work was a collaborative and social undertaking. While this has been recognized in previous research, ... More


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