Dutch and Flemish Colonization in Mediaeval Germany

  title={Dutch and Flemish Colonization in Mediaeval Germany},
  author={J. W. Thompson},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  pages={159 - 186}
The progress made in recent years in economic and social history has changed both the axis and the orbit of historical interpretation. Political, dynastic, and military history, the history of governments, laws, and institutions, has ceased to interest many students of history in these days. The Aristotelian mind of Western Europe and America has discovered new sources of information and new subjects of investigation. No one of these questions is more important to the mediaevalist than that of… Expand
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On this process of "inclosures" see Lamprecht
    See Pertz's -edition of Adam of Bremen, the note to the schol. Helmold, I, chap. 64, quotes at length, the harangue of a German priest named Gerlach against the Flemings, in which he said
    • The term first appears in Schol. 3 in Adam of Bremen's Gesta Hammaburgensis ecclesiae pontificumn, from whom Helmold, chap. i, 83, borrows it
    They were also known as "mansus regales" or "Konigshufen" (Sommerfeld, Gesch. der Germanisierung des Herzogtums Pommern in Schmoller's Forschungen, XIII, Heft V, 140, 149). Cf. my article on
    • Volkshufe und Kinigshufe (Festgabe f. G. Hanssen, i889), i-6o, republished in Conrad's Handwdrterbuch
    from the Weser to the Oder, the terms Vldmsch, Vldmischer Kerl, VlUmisches Gesicht, etc., signify "uncouth
      street" villages see Blanchard, op. cit., 423-27, who gives some interesting maps
      • Cf. Meitzen