Late-14th-Century Guilds and Monopolies

S1, E5: Late-14th-Century Guilds and Monopolies

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S1 E5: After the Black Death, urban revolts placed a strong emphasis on the rights of European peasants. This also led to the creation of guilds and monopolies that reflected the self-interests of those in control of urban power structures. Find out how these systems helped carry the European economy through subsequent centuries.