Britain and Ireland 1050-1530: Economy and Society (Economic and Social History of Britain)

Britain and Ireland 1050-1530: Economy and Society (Economic and Social History of Britain)

by Richard Britnell, R. H. Britnell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198731450

ISBN-13: 9780198731450

Pub. Date: 09/15/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book analyzes the economic and social development of Britain and Ireland between 1050 and 1530. It compares economic institutions, the structure of production and rates of economic development and is richly supplied with up-to-date evidence. After considering the principal geographical, cultural and political constraints on economic development, the book

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This book analyzes the economic and social development of Britain and Ireland between 1050 and 1530. It compares economic institutions, the structure of production and rates of economic development and is richly supplied with up-to-date evidence. After considering the principal geographical, cultural and political constraints on economic development, the book examines in detail the development of towns and trade, settlement patterns, agriculture and relations between lords and tenures. The book is structured so that it can be used on both short courses and longer ones, with the material divided at 1300 in order to facilitate its adaptation for different study needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198731450
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/15/2004
Series:
Economic and Social History of Britain Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
578
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Preliminaries
1. Material resources and economic constraints
2. Culture and economic constraints
3. Power and economic constraints
4. Contours of development
5. Britain and Ireland in the later eleventh century
1050 - 1300
6. Merchants and their trade
7. Towns, industry and local trade
8. Rural settlement and society
9. Arable husbandry
10. Pasture husbandry
11. Lords and tenants
12. Government
13. Procedural routines and the uses of literacy
14. Stability and Crisis
15. Britain and Ireland in the early fourteenth century
1300 - 1530
16. Merchants and their trade
17. Towns, industry and local trade
18. Rural settlement and society
19. Arable husbandry
20. Pastoral husbandry
21. Landlords and tenants
22. Government
23. Procedural routines and the uses of literacy
24. Stability and Crisis
25. Britain and Ireland in the early sixteenth century
Bibliography of primary sources
Index

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