A view of the economic dependence of nobles on princes, due to an agrarian crisis, has become entrenched in the modern historiography of late medieval Germany. The historian must, however, guard against recognizing prematurely the princely 'absolutist' state which was in the process of emerging.
|Original language||English GB|
|Number of pages||27|
|Journal||Past and Present|
|State||Published - 1996|
- Aristocracy ; Arts & Humanities ; Creditors ; Debt ; Feuds ; Fiefs ; Governors ; History ; Nobility ; Peasant class ; Princes ; Territories