A History of Business in Medieval Europe, 1200-1550 (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks)

A History of Business in Medieval Europe, 1200-1550 (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks)

Edwin S. Hunt


A historical past of industrial in Medieval Europe, 1200-1550, demolishes the commonly held view that the word "medieval company" is an oxymoron. The authors evaluate the full variety of commercial in medieval western Europe, probing its Roman and Christian history to find the commercial and political forces that formed the association of agriculture, production, development, mining, transportation, and advertising. Then they take care of the responses of businessmen to the devastating plagues, famines, and battle that beset Europe within the overdue heart a while. Medieval businessmen's striking good fortune in dealing with this opposed new surroundings ready the way in which for the commercial growth of the 16th century.

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