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Modeling the Rise of the City: Early Urban Networks in Southern Italy

Lieve Donnellan
2019 Frontiers in Digital Humanities  
The rise of the state in Ancient Italy went hand in hand with an increase in infrastructural power, i.e., settlement centralization and urbanization.  ...  The paper discusses theoretical challenges and introduces a modeling approach to a case study, one of the earliest cities in Southern Italy, Pontecagnano, with the aim of understanding the community dynamics  ...  In Italy, the appearance of nucleated and centralized settlements, early "cities, " coincides with a marked rise of wealth deposited in tombs.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdigh.2019.00015 fatcat:gz4xlhmxujgdtpwypwzkbrwrbm

Regional Survey, Demography, and the Rise of Complex Societies in the Ancient Aegean: Core-Periphery, Neo-Malthusian, and Other Interpretive Models

John Bintliff
1997 Journal of Field Archaeology  
A series of models is introduced to provide insight into the developmental paths identified for different regions of Greece.  ...  It is suggested that individual regional trajectories are generally the product of complex interactions between the local effects of widespread technological and agricultural diffusions in the Braudelian  ...  Since 1978 he has co-directed the British Academy Boeotia Survey in Central Greece with A. M. Snodgrass (Bintliff and Snodgrass 1985) .  ... 
doi:10.2307/530558 fatcat:xrqnnbi5szfszo4gt3h2sr5rqq

Inclusiveness and exclusion: trust networks at the origins of European cities [chapter]

Wim Blockmans
2011 Contention and Trust in Cities and States  
In this article, I show how trust networks emerged and became established in the cities of Europe between about 1000 and 1600 CE.  ...  In his last manuscript, Charles Tilly developed the concept of trust networks as organizations mediating in the long-term transformation from urban to state domination in world history.  ...  Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-007-0756-6_14 fatcat:pzknfhn7dzhw7chnkfy2ay5bfe

Social innovation in Southern European cities: local governance and citizen practices – Spanish cities as an illustration [chapter]

Marisol García Cabeza, Ana Belén Cano-Hila, Marc Pradel-Miquel
2020 Social Innovation and Urban Governance  
The early anti-austerity political platforms in cities in the Southern European countries often developed into political movements.  ...  Like urban citizenship, social innovation has gained significance in cities with social transformations and the transformation of the welfare state in Southern European societies.  ... 
doi:10.4337/9781839102325.00009 fatcat:htfworgo6zc4bid4eexsnptk7e

Princes and Merchants: European City Growth before the Industrial Revolution

J. Bradford De Long, Andrei Shleifer
1993 The Journal of law & economics  
As measured by the pace of city growth in western Europe from 1000 to 1800, absolutist monarchs stunted the growth of commerce and industry.  ...  A region ruled by an absolutist prince saw its total urban population shrink by one hundred thousand people per century relative to a region without absolutist government.  ...  evidence showing that absolutist governments are associated with low economic growth, as measured by city growth, during 800 years prior to the industrial revolution.  ... 
doi:10.1086/467294 fatcat:74gt2dr2dnbelgzjoz22v4gfty

Religion in a medieval European city

Svetlana Birk, B. Yazyev
2019 SHS Web of Conferences  
And this poses the problem of studying the functioning of religion in urban space.  ...  of an "early modern religion" (Protestantism), which led to a radical disenchantment of the social world and the concentration of religiosity in the human inner world.  ...  In Northern and Central Italy and Southern France, the city in the X-XII centuries got independence. In Italy, the large and middle northern cities received the status of city-states.  ... 
doi:10.1051/shsconf/20197204003 fatcat:kits7e6yujbk7gxa7nwswhxdpu

History of Urban Food Policy in Europe, from the Ancient City to the Industrial City [chapter]

Benoit Daviron, Coline Perrin, Christophe-Toussaint Soulard
2019 Urban Agriculture  
During the middle ages, the network model spread gradually from northern Italy, to Germany, to Flanders. Fernand Braudel writes: "[...]  ...  Such a hierarchy is unstable because of competition between cities of the network and the specializations they develop. Both models are found in Europe.  ...  In the rest of Europe, the urban renaissance began in the tenth century: "[…] thanks to the emergence of two foci, one in southern and one in northern Europe: Venice and southern Italy, on the one hand  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-13958-2_2 fatcat:atmphfugbbbo5aomdrc5gf6h3u

Inclusiveness and exclusion: trust networks at the origins of European cities

Wim Blockmans
2010 Theory and society  
In this article, I show how trust networks emerged and became established in the cities of Europe between about 1000 and 1600 CE.  ...  In his last manuscript, Charles Tilly developed the concept of trust networks as organizations mediating in the long-term transformation from urban to state domination in world history.  ...  Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11186-010-9105-5 fatcat:ykfsem3movfd5l63kohg37u35a

City versus Metropolis: The Northern League in the Milan Metropolitan Area

John Agnew, Michael Shin, Giuseppe Bettoni
2002 International Journal of Urban and Regional Research  
The old urban-industrial model of city-hinterland relations, therefore, is in crisis as the city experiences an expansion in higher-level (or quaternary) service activities without strong ties to the surrounding  ...  Turin and Genoa, in which large firms led the industrialization of Italy in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1468-2427.00379 fatcat:caf54hkquvd2fiyx3vxct3xe54

Path Dependence, Institutions and the Density of Economic Activities: Evidence from Italian Cities

Marco Percoco
2010 Social Science Research Network  
Hence, in order to identify the impact of firm density on income, I use instruments from the history of a set of Italian cities: namely the presence of a university and status as a free-city state in the  ...  In this paper, I consider the case of firm concentration in Italy and its impact on local development.  ...  Interestingly, the rise of Repubbliche comunali in northern Italy can be viewed as an historical accident.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1688264 fatcat:pxppqudge5fbtc2as5dvyoml7m

Virtual city experimentation [chapter]

Chris Ryan, Idil Gaziulusoy, Kes McCormick, Michael Trudgeon
2016 The Experimental City  
A similarly sized EcoA project was conducted with the City of Rotterdam in the Netherlands in early 2014 and another project in the city of Leeuwarden in the province of Friesland in the Netherlands commenced  ...  In 2012, an EcoA team travelled to the City of Florence, Italy at the invitation of the city and New York University, Florence for work on the 'Greenaissance' of the UNESCO area of the city (again with  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315719825-5 fatcat:rkxh6dgy4bhwhcn3iggs64shpm

THE NEW DIVIDED CITY: CHANGING PATTERNS IN EUROPEAN CITIES

RONALD VAN KEMPEN, ALAN MURIE
2009 Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie  
characteristics of European cities.  ...  Over the last 20 years there has been a vigorous discussion of evidence related to new and more intense social and spatial divisions within European cities.  ...  had more functions and discretion than in a second, Southern group (France, Italy and Spain).  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9663.2009.00548.x fatcat:43llv46345hcxphbafyazvdxhi

Governing land and urban change: the approaches

Maria Cristina Treu
2017 City, Territory and Architecture  
To disentangle through the networks that connects the construction sector's interests and the expectations of urban and financial performances, it is necessary to develop new approaches and comprehensive  ...  The paper asserts that each new urban and land planning approach, (ranging from the environment assessment procedures and land suitability analysis introduced in the past, to the newer methods of resilience  ...  support the early urban sprawl of certain municipalities; then again in the 1960s, to counter the first issues appearing in Italy's chosen development model, through the Piani Nazionali di Sviluppo Economico  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40410-017-0075-z fatcat:4mhe5xgnlrdkhcgcotbke6gcrm

One or infinite optimal city sizes? In search of an equilibrium size for cities

Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello, Andrea Caragliu
2012 The annals of regional science  
Figure 4 represents the city sample employed in this analysis, well diversified between Eastern and Western, capital and non-capital, Northern and Southern European cities: 22% of cities in the sample  ...  The determinants of urban size 3.1 Traditional approaches Indivisibilities and productivity In the early approaches concerned with the economics of urban size, the reflection mainly concerned scale  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00168-012-0548-7 fatcat:cigh2p5b2bcjlpsgmi2pv3nvam

Cities, states, and trust networks: chapter 1 of Cities and States in World History [chapter]

Charles Tilly
2011 Contention and Trust in Cities and States  
Through diffusion, interaction, and mutual modeling, cities, states, and trust networks of the vast Eurasian system acquired some common properties that set them in contrast to the long-isolated cities  ...  Both in Eurasia and elsewhere, the long-run historical story of cities, states, and trust networks features rising connectedness through ties of coercion, capital, and commitment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-007-0756-6_1 fatcat:douacuw55jg3npyamppbbp7uci
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