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The village and the outside world in Golden Age Castile : mobility and migration in everyday rural life

Author: David E Vassberg
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback edition. [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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"This book, based upon a vast range of documentary and secondary sources, shatters the disproven but persistent myth of the closed immobile village in the early modern period. It demonstrates that even in traditionalist Castile, pre-industrial village society was highly dynamic, with continuous inter-village, inter-regional, and rural-urban migration." "The book is rich in human detail, with many vignettes of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David E Vassberg
ISBN: 0521527139 9780521527132
OCLC Number: 806096762
Notes: Originally published: 1996.
Description: [xviii], 253 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The village community --
2. Market contacts with the outside world --
3. Manufacturing and artisanal contacts with the outside world --
4. In-migration and out-migration --
5. Family relations with the outside world --
6. Relations with the state --
7. Contacts with travelers and "aliens" --
8. Additional contacts with the outside world.
Responsibility: David E. Vassberg.
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This 1996 book shatters the disproven but persistent myth of the closed immobile village with sedentary populations in the early modern period. Professor Vassberg demonstrates through many  Read more...

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"The usefulness of the book for all readers is enhanced by numerous maps and tables, glossary and complete bibliographic apparatus." K. Kennelly, Choice "Provides an excellent comparative Read more...

 
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