William H. TeBrake's A Plague of Insurrection: Popular Politics and Peasant PDF

By William H. TeBrake

ISBN-10: 0585127433

ISBN-13: 9780585127439

ISBN-10: 0812215265

ISBN-13: 9780812215267

Starting as a sequence of scattered rural riots in overdue 1323, peasant rebel escalated right into a full-scale uprising that ruled public affairs in Flanders for almost 5 years. Following their very own leaders, peasants defied the authority of the count number of Flanders through riding his officers and their aristocratic allies from the nation-state. In an epidemic of revolt, William H. TeBrake has written the 1st full-length account of the uprising.

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12 Especially in administrative and judicial records of the late Middle Ages, individual peasants often appear as taxpayers, litigants, renters, or criminals while rural communities appear as possessors of or advocates for various rights and privileges. In a number of quarters, historians increasingly use non-narrative documentary sources to reveal some of the fundamental contours of peasant life. 14 Still, much of the research based on non-narrative sources or archaeological reports deals primarily with the context of peasant life and often remains highly abstracted from the lives of real human beings.

20-21. 23. Brooks, "The Organization and Achievements of the Peasants of Kent and Essex," pp. 247-48. 24. Thoen, Landbouwekonomie en bevolking in Vlaanderen, p. 2. 25. See, for example, Brooks, "The Organization and Achievements of the Peasants of Kent and Essex," pp. 247-70. 26. Genicot, Rural Communities in the Medieval West, p. 80. 27. W. P. Blockmans, "De ontwikkeling van een verstedelijkte samenleving (XIde-XVde eeuw)," in Geschiedenis van Vlaanderen van de oorsprong tot heden, Els Witte, ed.

But this revolt lasted about five weeks, compared to nearly five years for the Flemish one. As a result, English peasant rebels had much less opportunity than their Flemish counterparts to develop an organization for and gain experience in managing their own affairs. 27 Page 7 Popular Politics and Peasant Revolt Until fairly recently, most explanations of medieval peasant revolts stressed what seemed to be their uniqueness or unusual character. As we saw earlier, for example, the author of the Chronicon used language that ascribed the Flemish peasant revolt to an exogenous evil force, a disease, that overwhelmed a normally healthy county of Flanders.

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