The Historical Distinctiveness of Central Europe - Brzechczyn, Krzysztof
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The aim of this book is to explain economic dualism in the history of modern Europe. The emergence of the manorial-serf economy in the Bohemia, Poland, and Hungary in the 16th and the 17th centuries was the result of a cumulative impact of various circumstantial factors. The weakness of cities in Central Europe disturbed the social balance - so characteristic for Western-European societies - between burghers and the nobility. The political dominance of the nobility hampered the development of cities and limited the influence of burghers, paving the way to the rise of serfdom and manorial…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The aim of this book is to explain economic dualism in the history of modern Europe. The emergence of the manorial-serf economy in the Bohemia, Poland, and Hungary in the 16th and the 17th centuries was the result of a cumulative impact of various circumstantial factors. The weakness of cities in Central Europe disturbed the social balance - so characteristic for Western-European societies - between burghers and the nobility. The political dominance of the nobility hampered the development of cities and limited the influence of burghers, paving the way to the rise of serfdom and manorial farms. These processes were accompanied by increased demand for agricultural products in Western Europe
  • Produktdetails
  • Geschichte - Erinnerung - Politik. Studies in History, Memory and Politics 31
  • Verlag: Peter Lang Ltd. International Academic Publishers
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 280990
  • Neuausg.
  • Seitenzahl: 394
  • Erscheinungstermin: 29. Mai 2020
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 153mm x 26mm
  • Gewicht: 620g
  • ISBN-13: 9783631809907
  • ISBN-10: 3631809905
  • Artikelnr.: 59491425
Autorenporträt
Krzysztof Brzechczyn is a professor at the Faculty of Philosophy in Adam Mickiewicz University in Pozna´n. He has authored several books and papers in different languages. His fields of interest include modern history, intellectual history, philosophy of history, social philosophy, and theory of historiography.
Inhaltsangabe
Economic dualism - manorial-serf economy - modern history - economic backwardness - Central Europe - modeling in history - idealization - non-Marxian historical materialism - theory of history - cascade process