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Cities in Cities in W. Europe W. Europe
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Influence of Trade on Cities Influence of Trade on Cities After 10th c urban prosperity reestablished Long distance trade and town based merchant flourished Cities developed with trade orientation Venice and cities in northern France and Germany
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Rise of Trading Cities Rise of Trading Cities 12 th and 13 th c saw many new towns focused on trade Town along the Baltic Sea formed the Hanseatic league In 13 th c the “Great Towns” of Bruges, Ghent, and Ypres in Belgium Bruges: medieval city and key center for trade walled city fortified city gate city hall main square cobblestone streets
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Transformation of the world Transformation of the world system system Renaissance = rebirth of urbanism; renewed interest in classical Greek and Roman forms Italy around 1400 France 75 years later England 85 years later Florence: renaissance city Cathedral – Il Duomo Ponte Vecchio Medici Palace
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course URS 1006 taught by Professor Chriscoutts during the Fall '07 term at FSU.

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