Commerce before Capitalism in Europe, 1300-1600

Commerce before Capitalism in Europe, 1300-1600

by Martha C. Howell
     
 

Challenges dominant interpretations of the relationship between the so-called commercial revolution of late medieval Europe and the capitalist age that followed.See more details below

Overview

Challenges dominant interpretations of the relationship between the so-called commercial revolution of late medieval Europe and the capitalist age that followed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521760461
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/30/2010
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Martha C. Howell is Miriam Champion Professor of History at Columbia University. The recipient of awards and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Fulbright Commission, and the American Council of Learned Societies, among others, she is the author and editor of many books, including Women, Production and Patriarchy in Late Medieval Cities and The Marriage Exchange: Property, Social Place and Gender in Cities of the Low Countries, 1300–1550. In 2005, she was named Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, by the University of Ghent.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Movable/immovable, what's in a name?; 2. 'Pour l'amour et affection conjugale'; 3. Gift work; 4. The dangers of dress; 5. Rescuing commerce; Afterword.

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