Dutch and Flemish Colonization in Mediaeval Germany

  title={Dutch and Flemish Colonization in Mediaeval Germany},
  author={James Westfall Thompson},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  pages={159 - 186}
  • J. Thompson
  • Published 1 September 1918
  • History
  • American Journal of Sociology
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… 

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    • Cf. Meitzen

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