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Title: Feudal colonisation and socio-ecological transition in Mayûrqa (Muslim Majorca) in the thirteenth century
Author: Soto i Company, Ricard, 1954-
Mas i Forners, Antoni, 1968-
Keywords: Feudalisme
Colonització
Mallorca (Regne)
Feudalism
Colonization
Majorque (Royaume)
Issue Date: Dec-2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Abstract: The feudal colonisation of the Island of Majorca, traditionally considered part of the Spanish 'Reconquista', must be included in the greater process of European feudal expansion. The island was inhabited by people living in a Muslim society, not a feudal one. The conquest by Catalan lords meant the imposition of a new feudal class structure and a new use of natural resources on the conquered land. We summarise the composition and evolution of the three main components of this top-down imposed feudalism: the Muslim populations conquered and enslaved, the Catalan settlers and the entirely new agricultural landscape they created.
Note: Reproducció del document publicat a: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0268416015000375
It is part of: Continuity and Change, 2015, vol. 30, num. 3, p. 341-366
Related resource: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0268416015000375
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/99288
ISSN: 0268-4160
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Història Econòmica, Institucions, Política i Economia Mundial)

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