Segregation - Integration - Assimilation

Religious and Ethnic Groups in the Medieval Towns of Central and Eastern Europe
Editor(s): 
Keene, Derek
Editor(s): 
Nagy, Balazs
Editor(s): 
Szende, Katalin
ISBN: 
9780754664772
Date published: 
November 2009
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

Whilst most historical investigations of ethnic and religious minorities concentrate on a single town or particular group, this volume offers a much broader geographical and chronological view. Looking at towns across western, and particularly, eastern Europe from the late antique period to the fifteenth century, these papers illustrate the changing nature of questions of identity, perception, legal status and relations between groups, together with the ways in which these elements were affected by the external political regimes and ideologies to which towns were inevitably subjected.