Whose City Is This? Hucksters, Domestic Servants, Wet‐Nurses, Prostitutes, and Slaves in Late Medieval Western Mediterranean Urban Society

@article{Mummey2011WhoseCI,
  title={Whose City Is This? Hucksters, Domestic Servants, Wet‐Nurses, Prostitutes, and Slaves in Late Medieval Western Mediterranean Urban Society},
  author={Kevin Mummey and Kathryn L. Reyerson},
  journal={History Compass},
  year={2011},
  volume={9},
  pages={910-922}
}
Medieval urban studies have evolved more rapidly in some areas of Europe than in others. Mediterranean Europe (with the exception of Italy) has been slower to focus on urban society than northern polities such as England. However, in the last 30 years, the exploration of the urban population and marginal groups has been expanding. This article examines the experience of the latter in later medieval Mediterranean Europe under the categories of hucksters, wet-nurses, and domestic servants… Expand
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