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Council minutes

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Author(s): Rau, Susanne
1. General Council minutes are the written records of the oral sessions of municipal councils (Royal counselors). As official records, along with charters and administrative documents – in the ideal situation of a sound tradition and preservation – they constitute the densest, most continuous, and most extensive sources for the history of European cities and town from the late Middle Ages well into the 19th century (Archive). Their form and content can vary widely from region…
Date: 2019-10-14

History, town

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Author(s): Rau, Susanne
1. DefinitionToday town history is a historical subdiscipline. Its subject matter may be the history of a particular city or town, an urban system or network, or cities and towns in general (the emergence, development, and transformation of the social phenomenon). It has its roots in late medieval and early modern urban historiography.Susanne Rau2. Municipal historiographyBeyond the existence of urban settlement, urban historiography presupposes a will to construct a past. The past was also constructed in pictorial images, in speechs, and through …
Date: 2019-10-14