The Hanseatic League




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General Works on the Hanse

Daenell, Ernst. "The Policy of the Hanseatic League Respecting the Mercantile Marine." In The American Historical Review 15 (1909): 47-53.

Dollinger, Phillippe. The German Hansa. Translated by D.S. Ault and S.H. Steinberg. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1971.

d’Haenens, Albert, ed. Europe of the North Sea and the Baltic: The World of the Hanse. Antwerp: Fonds Mercator, 1984.

Harrison, Gordon S. “The Hanse: A Case Study of Political Integration and Disintegration.” Ph.D. diss., Claremont Graduate School, 1969.

Kizik, Edmund. "The Pupil, the Master, and Death: The Funeral in the Daily Life of a School in a Hanseatic Town (from the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Century)." In Acta Poloniae Historien 78 (1998): 53-80.

Mänd, Anu. Urban Carnival: Festive Culture in the Hanseatic Cities of the Eastern Baltic, 1350-1550. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols Publishers n.v., 2005.

Nance, R. Morton. "A Hanseatic Bergentrader of 1489." In The Mariner's Mirror 3 (1913): 161-167.

Nash, Elizabeth G. The Hansa. London: John Lane, 1929. Reprint, New York: Barnes & Noble, 1995.

Salter, F.R. "The Hanse, Cologne, and the Crisis of 1468." In The Economic History Review 3 (1931): 93-101.

Schildhauer, Johannes. The Hansa: History and Culture. Translated by Katherine Vanovitch. Leipzig: Edition Leipzig, 1985.

Schilling, Heinz. "The Reformation in the Hanseatic Cities." In Sixteenth Century Journal 14 (1983): 443-456.

Westholm, Gun. Hanseatic Sites Routes and Monuments: A Traveler's Guide to the Past and Present. Uppsala: Gotland Centre for Baltic Studies, 1994.

Zimmern, Helen. The Hansa Towns. The Story of the Nations. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1889.

Context and Miscellaneous

Bjork, David K. "Piracy in the Baltic, 1375-1398." In Speculum 18 (1943): 39-68.

Christiansen, Eric. The Northern Crusades. 2d ed. London: Penguin Books, 1997.

Fagan, Brian. The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History, 1300-1850. New York: Basic Books, 2002.

Kinder, Hermann, and Werner Hilgemann, eds. The Penguin Atlas of World History, vol. 1: From the Beginning to the Eve of the French Revolution. Translated by Ernest Menze. London: Penguin Books, 2003.

The Hanse and England

Carus-Wilson, Eleanora. "The German Hanse in the Economy of Medieval England." In Aspects of Anglo-German Relations through the Centuries: Addresses and Papers given t the Opening of the German Historical Institute London, ed. Paul Kluke and Peter Alter, Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 1978.

Colvin, Ian D. The Germans in England, 1066-1598. London: “The National Review” Office, 1915. Reprint, Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1971.

Conybeare, John. "Trade Wars: A Comparative Study of Anglo-Hanse, Franco-Italian, and Hawley-Smoot Conflicts." In World Politics 38 (1985): 147-172.

Fudge, John. "Anglo-Baltic Trade and Hanseatic Commercial Systems in the Late Fifteenth Century." In Britain and the Northern Seas: Some Essays, ed. Walter Minchinton, West Yorkshire: Lofthouse Publications, 1988.

Lingelbach, William E. "The Merchant Adventurers at Hamburg." In The American Historical Review 9 (1904): 265-287.

Lloyd, T.H. England and the German Hanse, 1157-1611: A Study of their Trade and Commercial Diplomacy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

Palais, Hyman. "England's First Attempt to Break the Commercial Monopoly of the Hanseatic League, 1377-1380." In The American Historical Review 64 (1959): 852-865.

Postan, M.M. “The Economic and Political Relations of England and the Hanse (1400 to 1475).” In Studies in English Trade in the Fifteenth Century, ed. Eileen Power and M.M. Postan, 91-155. New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc., 1966.

The Hanse and Russia

The Hanse and Scandinavia

Bjork, David K. “The Peace of Stralsund, 1370.” Speculum 7 (1932): 447-476.

Christensen, Aksel E. "Scandinavia and the Advance of the Hanseatics." In The Scandinavian Economic History Review 5 (1957): 89-117.

Fossen, Anders. “The Transition from the German to the Norwegian Kontor.” In Bergen and the German Hansa, ed. Ingvild Øye, 29-44. Bergen: Bryggens Museum, 1994.

Gade, John A. The Hanseatic Control of Norwegian Commerce During the Late Middle Ages. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1951.

Helle, Knut. “The Hanseatic Merchants in Bergen in the Middle Ages.” In Bergen and the German Hansa, ed. Ingvild Øye, 11-28. Bergen: Bryggens Museum, 1994.

Wubs-Mrozewicz, Justyna. "Interplay of Identities: German Settlers in Late Medieval Stockholm." In Scandinavian Journal of History 29 (2004): 53-67.

The Hanse and Flanders

Winter, William. "Netherland Regionalism and the Decline of the Hansa." In The American Historical Review 53 (1948): 279-287.