I have discovered two book reviews on a book published in German in 2001 with the title Gutsherrschaft und „zweite Leibeigenschaft” in Böhmen. The book was written by a renowned Czech historian Eduard Maur. Since the book is written (actually translated into) in German it may be more accessible than
The book with a long title Rolnictvo na pozdně středověkém Chebsku: sociální mobilita, migrace a procesy pustnutí (in translation Peasantry in late medieval Cheb region: social mobility, migration and processes of desertification) brought many interesting information on the topic. However, one passage containing general conclusions about the advantages and disadvantages
Even if the farm possessor in question is not your direct ancestor, it is always worthwhile to peek into a land record of a property of interest. You may still learn interesting facts and add more pieces to the puzzle of your family history.
This is the first of the occasional status reports which will be published till the book is released and can be ordered by the public. The book is completely written and edited in a manuscript. Also all records are prepared in transcription from original sources, the archaic language is transformed