(62) For example, in the case of the United States, liberal democracy was established in a nonfeudal
environment remarkably favorable to individual liberty.
There is little guidance on how to build a nonfeudal
world economic system based on these fine theological insights, and there is insufficient appreciation for the real accomplishments of Western liberalism.
These forms in turn were situated within the wider nonfeudal
society of Christian Valencia, where the political social structure was nonfeudal
but in which feudalistic elements played a role.
He maintains that in the late Middle Ages (the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries) three viable nonfeudal
institutional alternatives presented themselves: nation-states (especially France), city leagues (especially the Hanseatic League), and city-states (especially those in Italy).