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Maritime Networks and Premodern Conflict Management on Multiple Levels. The Example of Danzig and the Giese Family

  • Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz

This article argues that a novel way to analyse maritime networks in premodern northern Europe is to trace the activities of people involved in conflict management. These people were traders, magistrates, judges, urban diplomats: sometimes all comprised in one person or a family. Specifically, if we take the Hanseatic city of Danzig and the Giese family as an example, it becomes apparent that these ‘conflict managers’ operated on various levels: the city, the region, the state, the Hanse and on the level of politics and economic policy between states and cities. Economic interests and conflicts were intertwined with political, social and cultural matters, and should be investigated together.

  • Keywords:
  • economic history,
  • danzig,
  • international trade,
  • commercial networks,
  • hansa,
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Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz

University of Amsterdam, Netherlands - ORCID: 0000-0002-5641-2616

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  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Pages: 385-405
  • Content License: CC BY 4.0
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Chapter Information

Chapter Title

Maritime Networks and Premodern Conflict Management on Multiple Levels. The Example of Danzig and the Giese Family

Authors

Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz

DOI

10.36253/978-88-6453-857-0.20

Peer Reviewed

Publication Year

2019

Copyright Information

© 2019 Author(s)

Content License

CC BY 4.0

Metadata License

CC0 1.0

Table of Contents

Book Title

Reti marittime come fattori dell’integrazione europea / Maritime Networks as a Factor in European Integration

Editors

Giampiero Nigro

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

592

Publication Year

2019

Copyright Information

© 2019 Author(s)

Content License

CC BY 4.0

Metadata License

CC0 1.0

Publisher Name

Firenze University Press

DOI

10.36253/978-88-6453-856-3

ISBN Print

978-88-6453-856-3

eISBN (pdf)

978-88-6453-857-0

eISBN (xml)

978-88-9273-037-3

Series Title

Atti delle «Settimane di Studi» e altri Convegni

Series Issn ISSN

2704-6354

Series E-Issn

2704-5668

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