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Comp Gov’t 19:38 Section 2 Early Developers Context for Early Developers Why called them early developers? What was unique about their paths to development? With what consequences for contemporary political life? Harold Berman answers: Cities that emerged in Europe during 11 th  and 12 th  century in N. Italy, France, Normandy,  England, Castile, Aragon (Spain), and German Duchies. First European states Why? Uniqueness of these cities distinct from previous in history Different from those in Middle East at the same time These cities were centers of commerce, legal entities Originis can be attributed to: Economic factors Social factors – migration to urban centers Political factors Religious factors – held together by religion, oaths Legal factors – there were communities established by legitimate legal factors and basic  liberties
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2009 for the course POLI POLI 211 taught by Professor Sabetti during the Fall '09 term at McGill.

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