Corpus ID: 221320197

Markus Cerman

  title={Markus Cerman},
  author={Markus Cerman},
  • Markus Cerman
  • Published 2009
  • More than 50 years ago, Jerome Blum published an excellent survey on ‘The rise of serfdom in Eastern Europe’. (Blum 1957) Although in some respects outdated e. g. his postulation of a strict ‘dualism’ in European agrarian structure since the later Middle Ages it discusses in a concise manner the main possible explanations for the establishment of demesne lordship (Gutsherrschaft) and a commercial demesne economy (Gutswirtschaft) in regions of Eastcentral and Eastern Europe after 1500. His… CONTINUE READING

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