Money and Its Use in Medieval Europe, Issue 1993

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Cambridge University Press, Sep 21, 1989 - Business & Economics - 484 pages
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This is a full-scale study of the history of money, not merely of coinage, to have been written for medieval Europe. The book is not limited to one country, or to any one period or theme, but extracts the most important elements for the historian across the broadest possible canvas. Its scope extends from the mining of precious metals on the one hand, to banking, including the use of cheques and bills of exchange, on the other. Chapters are arranged chronologically, rather than regionally or thematically, and offer a detailed picture of the many and changing roles played by money, in all its forms, in all parts of Europe throughout the Middle Ages. Thus money is seen as having differing values for differing parts of individual societies. The book shows money moving and changing as a result of war and trade and other political, economic and ecclesiastical activities without regard for national barriers or the supposed separation between 'East' and 'West'.
  

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Contents

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Page 436 - La loi de Gresham au Moyen Âge. Essai sur la circulation monétaire entre la Flandre et le Brabant à la fin du xive siècle, (Travaux de la Faculté de Philosophie et Lettres de l'Université de Bruxelles, 5), Bruxelles, 1933, p.

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Spufford was until 2001 Professor of European History, University of Cambridge.

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