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Dealing with Losses

Oscar Gelderblom

in Cities of Commerce: The Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142883
eISBN:
9781400848591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142883.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the various ways in which the merchants of the Low Countries dealt with losses from violent assaults. It shows the importance of urban competition, not only for specific groups ... More


Conclusion

Oscar Gelderblom

in Cities of Commerce: The Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142883
eISBN:
9781400848591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142883.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's main findings about the ways that urban competition influenced the organization of international trade in the Low Countries. In particular, the book has ... More


Cities of Commerce: The Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650

Oscar Gelderblom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142883
eISBN:
9781400848591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142883.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book develops a model of institutional change in European commerce based on urban competition. Cities continuously competed with each other by adapting commercial, legal, and fin ancial ... More


The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600: Hinterland, Territory, Region

Tom Scott

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199274604
eISBN:
9780191738685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274604.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book provides the first comprehensive study of city‐states in medieval Europe for more than a century. Rather than highlighting the political and cultural achievements of city‐states, above all ... More


The Low Countries in the Middle Ages

Wim Blockmans

in The Rise of the Fiscal State in Europe c.1200–1815

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204022
eISBN:
9780191676093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204022.003.0009
Subject:
History, Economic History

The endeavour of rulers to create a uniform, more centralized, state was as marked in the Low Countries in the later Middle Ages as it was in the neighbouring monarchies. This policy met with only ... More


First Wave: Exile and Catholic Identity 1558–1570

Christopher Highley

in Catholics Writing the Nation in Early Modern Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533404
eISBN:
9780191714726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533404.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

First Wave: Exile and Catholic Identity 1558–1570 considers the charges and counter-charges that Protestants and exiled Catholics exchanged in the years between Elizabeth's accession and the Northern ... More


Europe in ad 1000

Tom Scott

in The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600: Hinterland, Territory, Region

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199274604
eISBN:
9780191738685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274604.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Europe in 1000 is a vantage‐point, not a starting‐point: the chapter emphasizes continuities in the recovery of urban life, commerce, and population in Europe, especially the Mediterranean. ... More


Introduction

Oscar Gelderblom

in Cities of Commerce: The Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142883
eISBN:
9781400848591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142883.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book explores the impact of urban competition on the institutional foundations of international trade in the Low Countries during the period 1250–1650, with particular emphasis on local and ... More


Markets in Late Medieval and Early Modern Principalities: The Low Countries, 1100–1800

Bas van Bavel

in The Invisible Hand?: How Market Economies have Emerged and Declined Since AD 500

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199608133
eISBN:
9780191779084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608133.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History

Many parts of the Low Countries were characterized by a large degree of freedom, and this was further expanded in the eleventh to thirteenth century, in a wave of revolts and self-organization by ... More


Resurrecting Belgica Romana: Peter Ernst von Mansfeld’s garden of antiquities in Clausen, Luxemburg, 1563–90

Krista De Jonge

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0012
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines Peter Ernst von Mansfeld’s appropriation of local antiquities in his suburban residence and garden at Clausen, in Luxemburg. Mansfield, who would become the longest-serving ... More


Origins of City-States

David Stasavage

in States of Credit: Size, Power, and the Development of European Polities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140575
eISBN:
9781400838875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140575.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the origins of European city-states. It has long been observed that within Europe, autonomous cities tended to emerge in a relatively narrow belt stretching from the Low ... More


Denunciation, Flight, and Arrest

Clive Griffin

in Journeymen-Printers, Heresy, and the Inquisition in Sixteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280735
eISBN:
9780191712920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280735.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Under duress, the French printing-workers Guillermo Herlin and Benito Dulcet denounced a large number of their colleagues. Herlin had worked in Geneva and the Low Countries as well as Spain, and had ... More


The Fullness of Time: Temporalities of the Fifteenth-Century Low Countries

Matthew S. Champion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226514796
eISBN:
9780226514826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514826.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This new transdisciplinary history of temporality argues for a full understanding time’s diversity in the fifteenth-century Low Countries. Traditionally, the fifteenth century has been cast as bathed ... More


Gales and Frustrations

R. B. Wernham

in The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The fleet that assembled in the Downs during the latter half of June 1597 was made up of sixteen of Queen Elizabeth I's ships, including thirty-three flyboats to carry the 4,000 troops levied in ... More


Beguines: Living Single and Safe

Jan Luiten

in Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The beguine movement is a most remarkable phenomenon in the history of the Low Countries, but it still remains to be explained. The skewed sex ratio, diminished access to convents, and religious ... More


Harley and Abigail 1706–1707

FRANCES HARRIS

in A Passion for Government: The Life of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202240
eISBN:
9780191675232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202240.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Because of his campaign at advocating a lasting peace, Marlborough found himself more often than not away from Sarah despite all his attempts at seeking retirement. He however realized that his ... More


Introduction

Patrick Lantschner

in The Logic of Political Conflict in Medieval Cities: Italy and the Southern Low Countries, 1370-1440

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198734635
eISBN:
9780191799235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198734635.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

The Introduction traces the historiographical context of the scholarship on late medieval urban political conflicts and revolt, and outlines the book’s interpretative framework. Much previous ... More


Charles the Bold and the Papacy

in Charles the Bold and Italy (1467–1477): Politics and Personnel

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238386
eISBN:
9781846312809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238386.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses Charles the Bold's relations with the papacy. It covers relations with the papacy as an Italian temporal power; papal dispensations and Charles the Bold's marital policy; papal ... More


Historical Writing in the Low Countries

Jo Tollebeek

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 4: 1800-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533091
eISBN:
9780191804359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533091.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes how following Napoleon's defeat in 1815, the Low Countries were reunited in a ‘United Kingdom of the Netherlands’ and became the ‘Southern Netherlands’. This chapter states ... More


What Was Sacred History? (Mostly Roman) Catholic Uses of the Christian Past after Trent *

Simon Ditchfield

in Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

Writers in the service of the post-Tridentine Church responded not only to Protestant challenges but also to a range of internal needs — jurisdictional, liturgical, and theological — most of which ... More


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