Late medieval and early modern cities are often depicted as cradles of artistic creativity and hotbeds of new material culture. Cities in Renaissance Italy and in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century north-western Europe are the most obvious cases in point. But, how did this come about? Contributors to this volume set out to analyze whether, in what context and why regulation or deregulation influenced innovation and creativity in late medieval and early modern cities, and what the impact was of long-term changes in the political and economic sphere.relevant knowledge and skills were difficult to codify into texts, schemes and diagrams. While some a#39;trade secretsa#39; may have migrated in the form of recipes, and model books may have been important in such segments of the ... and other sectors with high added value, because competition between cities often played out at the level of product quality ... economic effects of migration on an aggregate level, but about monitoring skills and regulating entrance to their own particular craft.
|Title||:||Innovation and Creativity in Late Medieval and Early Modern European Cities|
|Author||:||Professor Bert De Munck, Professor Karel Davids|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-12-28|