Negotiating the Political is a fascinating and wide-ranging collection of case studies on the creation of identity in late medieval and Renaissance urban society. At a time of far-reaching political, religious and social changes, towns were at the forefront of this transformation of European society, their citizens frequently engaged in the struggle for autonomy. When negotiating relationships with the Church, the Crown and within the town's own competing constituencies, townsmen were able to manipulate factors such as time ...

Negotiating the Political 2013, Acmrs (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies)

ISBN-13: 9780866984829