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- DescriptionOffering the first comparative survey of public houses in pre-industrial Europe and drawing on a vast range of primary sources, this study establishes inns and taverns as principal communication sites in local communities. Contested and continuously renegotiated, they catered for basic human needs as well as infinite forms of social exchange.
- Author BiographyBEAT KUMIN was born and educated in Switzerland. Following research fellowships at Magdalene College, Cambridge, and the University of Bern, he is now Associate Professor in History at Warwick University, UK. Publications include The Shaping of a Community: The Rise and Reformation if the English Parish (1996), the co-edited collection The World of the Tavern in Early Modern Europe (2002) and Local Communities in Pre-Industrial Europe (forthcoming with Palgrave).
- Author(s)Professor Beat Kumin
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication26/10/2007
- SubjectHistory: World & General
- Series TitleMigration, Minorities & Citizenship
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Notebiography
- Weight505 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine21 mm
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