In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The revolution had overthrown the brutal domination of feudalism and ended crown monopolies over trade.
- To this list we may add political ideologies like socialism, democracy or feudalism which animate peoples and governments of the region.
- Increasing attention is being paid to the fact that, initially, modern states were not the only dominant units to emerge from feudalism.
- Of course, if we were to ask a medieval king to describe feudalism, he would not really know what it was we were asking of him.
- This abolition of feudalism resulted in a controlled taxation system.
- There were also refinements, if not the introduction, of the system of landholding and social relations known as feudalism.
- In China, feudalism, as a social system, collapsed nearly a century ago when the country became a republic in 1911.
- Both had called for redemption of dues and abolition of serfdom and labour services; but others saw that feudalism did not end there.
- Societies became marked, first, by feudalism, in which control was exercised through the nobility.
- Out of the creation of villages and the granting of lands after military conquest came the institution of feudalism.
- Manorialism and feudalism presupposed a stable social order in which every individual knew their place.
- Feudalism, European feudalism, was based on the Code of Diocletian which has this embedded in it.
- Feudal services and the whole concept of feudalism kept the peasant poor.
- Under the feudalism of medieval Europe, for example, the peasants worked while the lords ruled and were free from the burden of work.
- This was the antithesis of centralized bureaucratic feudalism in China.
- It was consequently a system in many respects more feudal than feudalism.
- What mattered about 1066 was that it brought both Norman kingship and French feudalism into England.
- This development of commercial capitalism in the early C17th makes a link with Medieval feudalism untenable.
- The point I am trying to make to you is that notions of allegiance come out of English medieval feudalism.
- In Britain it was not until after the Norman Conquest that a full system of feudalism came into existence.
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