Medieval Westminster 1200-1540 by Gervase RosserMedieval Westminster 1200-1540 by Gervase Rosser

Medieval Westminster 1200-1540

byGervase Rosser

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

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As a royal capital, Westminster was unique: a small town, characterized by a complex economy and society, but lacking legal incorporation. Gervase Rosser examines the nature of the urban community. Given social diversity and competing interests, what forces existed to contain tensions andensure continuity? The regular expressions of shared interests and common identity - in local government, parochial life, and the activities of guilds - are perceived to be essential to the survival of the town. Gervase Rosser's argument has implications not only for the history of the small town,but for the history of urbanization throughout the medieval and early modern period.
Gervase Rosser is at St. Catherine's College, Oxford.
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Title:Medieval Westminster 1200-1540Format:HardcoverDimensions:442 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.22 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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'It is unlikely that we shall have a more elegantly written contribution to the debate ... strong, clear and provocative views of a "younger generation".'Robert Tittler, Concordia University, Montreal, Journal of British Studies