Straws In The Wind: Medieval Urban Environmental Law--the Case Of Northern Italy, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Straws In The Wind

Medieval Urban Environmental Law--the Case Of Northern Italy, 1st Edition

By Ronald E Zupko, Robert A Laures

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The quest to create a decent world, to maintain a clean environment, and to nurture a self-renewing inheritance to pass on to future generations is not unique to the twentieth-century. Rather, as Ronald Zupko and Robert Laures show in this fascinating study of medieval environmental attitudes and regulations, it has been the recurring dream of men

Table of Contents

Introduction, 1 The Medieval Urban Setting: Politics and Law, 2 Ancient and Medieval Environmental Spokesmen, 3 Regulating the Land, 4 Protecting the Water, 5 Eliminating Wastes, 6 The Medieval Urban Response to the Environmental Crisis, 7 Conclusion: Things Left Undone

About the Authors

Ronald Edward Zupko is professor of history at Marquette University. Robert Anthony Laures is a medieval historian living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Subject Categories

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HISTORY / General