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European cities and towns, 400-2000 [electronic resource] / Peter Clark.

By: Clark, Peter, 1944-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 412 p.).ISBN: 9780191547447 (electronic bk.); 0191547441 (electronic bk.); 9780199562732 (Cloth); 0199562733 (Cloth).Subject(s): Cities and towns -- Europe -- History | Urbanization -- Europe -- History | Urbanisation -- Europe -- Histoire | Villes -- Europe -- Histoire | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- Urban | Stedelijke ontwikkeling | Sociale ontwikkeling | Urbanisatie | Europa (geografie)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: European cities and towns, 400-2000.DDC classification: 307.76094 Other classification: 71.14 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Urban trends 400-1500 -- Economy 400-1500 -- Social life 400-1500 -- Culture and landscape 400-1500 -- Governance 400-1500 -- Urban trends 1500-1800 -- Economy 1500-1800 -- Social life 1500-1800 -- Culture and landscape 1500-1800 -- Governance 1500-1800 -- Urban trends 1800-2000 -- Economy 1800-2000 -- Social life 1800-2000 -- Culture and landscape 1800-2000 -- Governance 1800-2000 -- Conclusion.
Summary: Examines and explains the waves of urbanization across Europe from the fall of the Roman empire to the dawn of the 21st century, covering the whole of Europe, north and south, east and west, and looking at urban trends, the urban economy, social developments, cultural life, and governance. - ;Since the Middle Ages Europe has been one of the most urbanized continents on the planet and Europe's cities have firmly stamped their imprint on the continent's economic, social, political, and cultural life. This study of European cities and towns from the fall of the Roman Empire to the present day loo.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-386) and index.

Introduction -- Urban trends 400-1500 -- Economy 400-1500 -- Social life 400-1500 -- Culture and landscape 400-1500 -- Governance 400-1500 -- Urban trends 1500-1800 -- Economy 1500-1800 -- Social life 1500-1800 -- Culture and landscape 1500-1800 -- Governance 1500-1800 -- Urban trends 1800-2000 -- Economy 1800-2000 -- Social life 1800-2000 -- Culture and landscape 1800-2000 -- Governance 1800-2000 -- Conclusion.

Examines and explains the waves of urbanization across Europe from the fall of the Roman empire to the dawn of the 21st century, covering the whole of Europe, north and south, east and west, and looking at urban trends, the urban economy, social developments, cultural life, and governance. - ;Since the Middle Ages Europe has been one of the most urbanized continents on the planet and Europe's cities have firmly stamped their imprint on the continent's economic, social, political, and cultural life. This study of European cities and towns from the fall of the Roman Empire to the present day loo.

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