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Craft guilds in the early modern Low Countries : work, power and representation

Author: Maarten Roy Prak
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, Vt., USA : Ashgate Pub., 2006.
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Explores the interrelations between economic organisations and political power in late medieval and early modern towns, and addresses issues of gender, religion and social welfare in the context of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Craft guilds in the early modern Low Countries.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, Vt., USA : Ashgate Pub., 2006
(OCoLC)655715366
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maarten Roy Prak
ISBN: 0754653390 9780754653394
OCLC Number: 62281772
Description: xii, 269 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Craft guilds in comparative perspective : the Northern and Southern Netherlands, a survey / Catharina Lis and Hugo Soly --
2. The establishment and distribution of craft guilds in the low countries, 1000-1800 / Bert De Munck, Piet Lourens and Jan Lucassen --
3. Corporate politics in the low countries : guilds as institutions, 14th to 18th centuries / Maarten Prak --
4. Export industries, craft guilds and capitalist trajectories, 13th to 18th centuries / Catharina Lis and Hugo Soly --
5. Dressed to work : a gendered comparison of the tailoring trades in the Northern and Southern Netherlands, 16th to 18th centuries / Harald Deceulaer and Bibi Panhuysen.
Responsibility: edited by Maarten Prak [and others].
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