Urban Life in the Middle Ages 1000-1450

ISBN-10: 0333712498

ISBN-13: 9780333712498

Edition: 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Keith D. Lilley

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List price: $47.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 11/7/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 295
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Keith Lilley is Reader in Historical Geography at Queen's University Belfast. His research focuses on spaces, places and landscapes of the European Middle Ages. He has published essays and articles across different disciplines, and is the author of two other books, Urban Life in the Middle Ages (2002) and City and Cosmos: The Medieval World in Urban Form (2009). He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and has directed numerous funded research projects in the field of digital humanities, including a project on the UNESCO-recognised fourteenth-century map of Great Britain known as the Gough Map. In this and other projects he has developed the use of spatial technologies to further understand the medieval past. For more than twenty years he has taught geography at undergraduate and postgraduate levels at a number of UK universities, including the University of London, the University of Birmingham and University of Cambridge. At Queen's University Belfast he is director of a postgraduate programme on 'Heritage Science'. Through his work he has addressed conferences and delivered seminars across Europe and in North America, Japan and Australia.

List of Tables, Figures and Plates
Town and city: the life of medieval towns
Townspeople and citizens: life in medieval towns
A map of the book
Urban Legacies
A medieval heritage
Urban inheritances
Conclusion: 'inventing' the Middle Ages?
Institutional Urbanism
Chartered towns and town charters
Municipal government and urban governance
Geographies of Urban Law
Surveillance and the spatial diffusion of urban laws
Social exclusion and differentiation in chartered towns
Lordship and Urbanisation
Town foundation in England and Wales, 1100-1300
Pareage and the foundation of bastides of Gascony
Locatores: urbanisation and lordship in east-central Europe
Urban Landscapes
The formation and transformation of urban landscapes
The design and planning of new urban landscapes
Urban Property and Landholding
Lordship and patterns of urban landholding
Urban property and social order
Townspeople and Townscapes
Home and domestic life
The place of work
Place and identity
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