Bruges, Cradle of Capitalism, 1280-1390
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BeschreibungExamines the factors which contributed to Bruges' success as a commercial centre.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. Political background; 2. Navigating a commercial city; 3. The measure of humanity; 4. Money and its discontents; 5. La bourse et la vie; 6. Bruges as a node and network; 7. Wool, cloth and gold; 8. Women in the market and the market in women; 9. Towards a Burgundian Bruges; Select bibliography; Index.
PortraitJames Murray is Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati.
PressestimmenReview of the hardback: 'The role medieval Bruges played in the development and control of trade in the region is well introduced by J. M. Murray ...' Annual Bulletin of Historical Literature Review of the hardback: '... this book presents many new perspectives and a completely different picture of Bruges in the 14th Century than has ever been shown before ...' Hansische Geschichtsblatter
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2015
Seitenanzahl: 409 Seiten