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Author Le Goff, Jacques, 1924-2014
Uniform Title Moyen Age et l'argent. English
Title Money and the Middle Ages : an essay in historical anthropology / Jacques Le Goff ; translated by Jean Birrell.
Published Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, c2012.
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 Floor3  HG243 .L4213 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition English ed.
Description vi, 178 p. ; 23 cm.
Note Translation of: Le Moyen Age et l'argent : essai d'anthropologie historique.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-168) and index.
Contents The heritage of the Roman Empire and Christianization -- From Charlemagne to feudalism -- The rise of coin and money at the turn of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries -- The glorious thirteenth century of money -- Trade, money and coin in the commercial revolution of the thirteenth century -- Money and the nascent states -- Lending, debt and usury -- A new wealth and a new poverty -- From the thirteenth to the fourteenth century : money in crisis -- The perfecting of the financial system at the end of the Middle Ages -- Towns, states and money at the end of the Middle Ages -- Prices, wages and coin in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries -- Appendix : was there a land market in the Middle Ages? -- The mendicant orders and money -- Humanism, patronage and money -- Capitalism or caritas?
Subject Money -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Civilization, Medieval.
ISBN 0745652980
9780745652993 (pbk.)
0745652999 (pbk.)
OCLC number 811591271