The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600

Hinterland, Territory, Region
Author(s): 
Scott, Tom
ISBN: 
9780199274604
Date published: 
February 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£35.00

In this, the first comprehensive study of city-states in medieval Europe, Tom Scott analyzes reasons for cities' aquisitions of territory and how they were governed. He argues that city-states did not wither after 1500, but survived by transformation and adaption.