Historiographical Approaches to Medieval Colonization of East Central Europe: A Comparative Analysis Against the Background of Other European Inter-Ethnic Colonization Processes in the Middle Ages

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Pub. Date: 2003-04-01
Publisher(s): Columbia Univ Pr
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The question of why some regions of the world modernized while others remain undeveloped is highly relevant today. This volume presents fifteen up-to-date essays that address this question as well as how perceptions of this process have changed over the last hundred years.

Table of Contents

After Occidentalism: The Third Europe Writes Its Own History. (Instead of Introduction)
Jan M. Piskorski
I. Medieval ``Colonization of the East'' in the Historiography
Medieval ``East Colonization'' in Post-War North American and British Historiography
Piotr Gorecki
Die mittelalterliche Ostsiedlung aus japanischer Sicht. Zur Rezeptionsgeschichte der europaischen Geschichtswissenschaft in Japan
Toshiyuki Chiba
The Medieval ``Colonization of the East'' in Polish Historiography
Jan M. Piskorski
Die Deutschen und die deutschrechtliche Kolonisation Bohmens und Mahrens im Mittelalter
Josef Zemlicka
Mittelalterliche aedificatio terrae im Lichte der ungarischen Historiographie
Adrienne Kormendy
Christian Lubke, Die mittelalterliche Ostsiedlung in der deutschen Geschichtswissenschaft
Jorg Hackmann
Die Ansiedlung der Siebenburger Sachsen und das sachsisch-rumanische Verhaltnis im mittelalterlichen Siebenburgen im Spiegel der rumanischen Historiographie
Robert Dimitriu
Die deutsche Ostkolonisation des Mittelalters in der russischen Geschichtsschreibung, vor allem bis 1917
Tatjana Studenikina
II. Historiography of the Other Colonization Processes in the Medieval Europe
Das Herkunftsland der Ostsiedler und die Urbarmachung Hollands in der niederlandischen Historiographie
Johanna Maria van Winter
A Second Tidal Wave? The Historiography of English Colonization of Ireland, Scotland and Wales in the 12th and 13th Centuries
John Gillingham
Using the Middle Ages to Construct Spanish Identity: 19th- and 20th-Century Spanish Historiography of Reconquest
John V. Tolan
Medieval Colonization of the Territory of Finland as Described in Finish Historiography
Ari-Pekka Palola
Lithuanian Settlement in East Prussia as Reflected in Lithuanian Historiography
Alvydas Nikzentaitis
Medieval Colonization in Europe (Towards a Summary)
Henryk Samsonowicz
A Few Additional Thoughts after Reading the Book
Janos M. Bak
Index 387(8)
Contributors 395

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