Town Chronicles in the Holy Roman Empire: Legitimacy and Historical Construction 

By Ernst Reigg

Paper given at The Contours of Legitimacy in Central Europe: New Approaches in Graduate Studies (2002)

Synopsis: Examines the historiography of the town chronicles in Germany from the Middle Ages to the 18th century, to examine their relationship with the Holy Roman Empire.

 

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