The Economy of Medieval Hungary

The Economy of Medieval Hungary

by Brill


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ISBN-13: 9789004310155
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/19/2018
Series: East Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 450-1450 Series , #49
Pages: 642
Product dimensions: 61.02(w) x 92.52(h) x (d)

About the Author

József Laszlovszky is Professor of Medieval Studies at the Central European University, Budapest, and director of its Cultural Heritage Program. His research interests are monastic archaeology, preservation of cultural heritage as well as English–Hungarian relations in the Middle Ages.
Balázs Nagy is Associate Professor of Medieval History at the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, and visiting faculty member at the Department of Medieval Studies at the Central European University, Budapest. His main research interests are medieval economic and urban history.
Péter Szabó is Deputy Head at the Department of Vegetation Ecology, Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Brno. His main research interests are historical ecology and environmental history.
András Vadas is Assistant Professor of Medieval History at the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. His research interests are environmental, economic and urban history of the Middle Ages and the early modern period.

Table of Contents

Note on Names
List of Figures and Tables
Notes on Contributors

Introduction: Hungarian Medieval Economic History: Sources, Research and Methodology
 József Laszlovszky, Balázs Nagy, Péter Szabó and András Vadas

Part 1 Structure
1 Long-Term Environmental Changes in Medieval Hungary: Changes in Settlement Areas and Their Potential Drivers
 László Ferenczi, József Laszlovszky, Zsolt Pinke, Péter Szabó and András Vadas
2 Demographic Issues in Late Medieval Hungary: Population, Ethnic Groups, Economic Activity
 András Kubinyi and József Laszlovszky
3 Mobility, Roads and Bridges in Medieval Hungary
 Magdolna Szilágyi

Part 2 Human-Nature Interaction in Production
4 Agriculture in Medieval Hungary
 József Laszlovszky
5 Animal Exploitation in Medieval Hungary
 László Bartosiewicz, Anna Zsófia Biller, Péter Csippán, László Daróczi-Szabó, Márta Daróczi-Szabó, Erika Gál, István Kováts, Kyra Lyublyanovics and Éva Ágnes Nyerges
6 Mining in Medieval Hungary
 Zoltán Batizi
7 Salt Mining and Trade in Hungary before the Mongol Invasion
 Beatrix F. Romhányi
8 Salt Mining and the Salt Trade in Medieval Hungary from the mid-Thirteenth Century until the End of the Middle Ages
 István Draskóczy
9 The Extent and Management of Woodland in Medieval Hungary
 Péter Szabó
10 Water Management in Medieval Hungary
 László Ferenczi

Part 3 Money, Incomes and Management
11 Royal Revenues in the Árpádian Age
 Boglárka Weisz
12 Seigneurial Dues and Taxation Principles in Late Medieval Hungary
 Árpád Nógrády
13 Minting, Financial Administration and Coin Circulation in Hungary in the Árpádian and Angevin Periods (1000–1387)
 Csaba Tóth
14 Coinage and Financial Administration in Late Medieval Hungary (1387–1526)
 Márton Gyöngyössy

Part 4 Spheres of Production
15 The Ecclesiastic Economy in Medieval Hungary
 Beatrix F. Romhányi
16 The Urban Economy in Medieval Hungary
 Katalin Szende
17 The Medieval Market Town and Its Economy
 István Petrovics
18 Crafts in Medieval Hungary
 László Szende
19 The Economy of Castle Estates in the Late Medieval Kingdom of Hungary
 István Kenyeres

Part 5 Trade Relations
20 Domestic Trade in the Árpádian Age
 Boglárka Weisz
21 Professional Merchants and the Institutions of Trade: Domestic Trade in Late Medieval Hungary
 András Kubinyi
22 Import Objects as Sources of the Economic History of Medieval Hungary
 István Feld
23 Foreign Trade of Medieval Hungary
 Balázs Nagy
24 Foreign Business Interests in Hungary in the Middle Ages
 Krisztina Arany

List of References
Index of Geographic Names
Index of Personal Names

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