Contents: Preface, James C. Scott; Introduction, Beat KA min; Part I Political Sites: Representing political space at a political site: the Imperial Diets of the 16th century, Henry J. Cohn; The princely court and political space in early modern Europe, Ronald G. Asch; Drinking houses and the politics of surveillance in pre-industrial Southampton, James R. Brown; Politics, clubs and social space in pre-industrial Europe, Peter Clark; Political spaces and Parliamentary enclosure in an upland context: Cumbria c.1760a "1840, Ian D. Whyte. Part II Spatial Politics: Political and geographical space: the geopolitics of medieval England, Christine Carpenter; Social space and urban conflict: unrest in the German imperial city of Esslingen am Neckar, Alexander Schlaak; The spatial dynamics of parish politics: topographies of tension in English communities, c.1350a "1640, Steve Hindle and Beat KA min; Petitioning places and the credibility of opinion in the public sphere in 17th-century England, David Zaret; Which Switzerland? Contrasting conceptions of the early modern Swiss Confederation in European maps and minds, Andreas WA rgler; Outwitting power: bogus kings and officials in early modern England, Tobias B. Hug. Part III Outlook: Comment from a historical perspective, Bernard Capp; Spaces in theory, spaces in history and spatial historiographies, Mike Crang; Index.
Professor Beat Kumin is Director of Research, Department of History, University of Warwick, UK. James C. Scott, Beat Kumin, Henry J. Cohn, Ronald G. Asch, James R. Brown, Peter Clark, Ian D. Whyte, Christine Carpenter, Alexander Schlaak, Steve Hindle, David Zaret, Andreas Wurgler, Tobias B. Hug, Bernard Capp, Mike Crang.