The Cambridge Economic History of Europe from the Decline of the Roman Empire, Volume 2: Trade and Industry in the Middle Ages

The Cambridge Economic History of Europe from the Decline of the Roman Empire, Volume 2: Trade and Industry in the Middle Ages


the second one quantity of The Cambridge financial heritage of Europe, first released in 1952, used to be a survey by means of a global staff of expert students overlaying alternate and in pre-Roman, Roman and Byzantine Europe, the medieval exchange of northern and southern Europe, and the histories of medieval woollen manufacture, mining and metallurgy, and construction in stone. This moment variation, as well as revising so much chapters and the bibliographies appended to them, additionally fills gaps which arose from the wartime and post-war situations within which the 1st version was once written. New chapters supply money owed of the exchange and of japanese Europe, of medieval Europe's exchange with Asia and Africa, and of medieval coinage and forex. enthusiastic about volumes I and III of the sequence, this quantity is designed to accomplish a complete overview of the commercial heritage of medieval Europe as an entire. It used to be deliberate by means of the past due Sir Michael Postan, and used to be mostly accomplished below his editorship.

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