The 'horizontal city' in the middle ages. Suburban settlement in the Southern Low Countries (late 15th-16th century). 01/10/2015 - 30/09/2018

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This project will study suburban areas in the surroundings of three towns in the Southern Low Countries from ca. 1490 to 1585 (Antwerp, Oudenaarde and Bruges). It will examine the resilience of suburban areas, the economic and social organization of suburban societies and it will reveal whether suburban settlement developed a proper social identity.

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The 'horizontal city' in the middle ages. Suburban settlement in the Southern Low Countries (late 15th-16th century). 01/10/2013 - 30/09/2015

Abstract

This project will study suburban areas in the surroundings of three towns in the Southern Low Countries from ca. 1490 to 1585 (Antwerp, Oudenaarde and Bruges). It will examine the resilience of suburban areas, the economic and social organization of suburban societies and it will reveal whether suburban settlement developed a proper social identity.

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