History Discussion

Required Reading: Kevin Reilly, The Human Journey, Chapter 5 Website: Medieval Towns - http://www.medieval-spell.com/Medieval-Towns/ Website: Medieval Town History - http://www.medieval-spell.com/Medieval-Towns/Medieval-Town-Life.html Website: Italian Cities - http://www.medieval-spell.com/Medieval-Towns/Italian-Cities.html Website: Medieval England - daily history in medieval towns - http://www.britainexpress.com/History/Townlife.htm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZimXhjGshI Primary Sources: Website: Documents Concerning the Origin of Guilds, 884-930 - http://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/Halsall/source/930orgngild.asp Website: Guibert de Nogent: The Revolt in Laon, 1115 - http://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/Halsall/source/guibert-laon.asp Website: Account of the setting up of self-government in Ipswich in A.D. 1200 - http://users.trytel.com/~tristan/towns/ipswich2.html Website: The Chronicles of Venice: How the Doges Were Chosen - http://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/Halsall/source/dogesvenice.asp Website: Southampton Guild Organization, 14th Century - http://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/Halsall/source/guild-sthhmptn.asp After balbutiation Chapter 5 and the representative at the websites, and viewing the video, fascinate constitute a 250-word moderate shaft that answers the subjoined questions environing the important origins: Some of the important origins are constitutional documents period others are memoirs or narratives. How capacity their species constitute a discord in what they comprehend? Does one model of important origin look more not spurious than the others? Taken coincidently, what insights do the documents furnish you into the concerns, hopes, and preoccupations of European civic dwellers in the Middle Ages?