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Papierherstellung im deutschen Südwesten
Paper Production in Southwestern Germany: A New Trade in the Late Middle Ages

Ein neues Gewerbe im späten Mittelalter

Funded by: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
This study examines the rise of paper production while looking specifically at southwestern Germany. The first part illuminates technical and historical aspects through a material investigation of paper and the clues it provides concerning the production process. The second part focuses on the founding of paper mills in Basel and other southwestern German cities while giving particular consideration to social and economic history.


"Schultz leistet mit ihrer Studie einen wichtigen Beitrag zur Erforschung der vormodernen Papierherstellung."Sandra Zawrel in: Jahrbuch für Kommunikationsgeschichte 21 (2019), 173-174

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