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Economic and Social History of Medieval Europe

1st Edition

By Henri Pirenne


264 pages

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Table of Contents


Chpt. 1: The Revival of Commerce

i. The Meditteranean

ii. The North Sea and the Baltic

iii. The Revival of Commerce

Chpt. 2: The Towns

i. The Revival of Urban Life

ii. Merchants and the Bourgeoisie

iii. Urban Institutions and the Law

Chpt. 3: Land and the Rural Classes

i. Manorial Organisation and Serfdom

ii. Changes in Agriculture from the Beginning of the Twelfth Century

Chpt. 4: Commerce to the End of the Thirteenth Century

i. The Movement of Trade

ii. The Fairs

iii. Money

iv. Credit and the Traffic in Money

Chpt. 5: International Trade to the End of the Thirteenth Century

i. Commodities and Directions of International Trade

ii. The Capitalistic Character of International Trade

Chpt. 6: Urban Economy and the Regulation of Industry

i. The Towns as Economic Centres. The Provisioning of the Towns

ii. Urban Industry

Chpt. 7: The Economic Changes of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries

i. Catastrophes and Social Disturbances

ii. Protectionism, Capitalism and Mercantilism

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