The Cambridge economic history of Europe. 2. Trade and industry in the middle ages

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Michael M. Postan
Cambridge University Press, 1987 - Europe - 999 pages
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Contents

CHAPTER
1
CHAPTER II
71
CHAPTER III
132
Syria and Egypt
136
Trade and Industry in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth
145
The Book of
151
The Coinage Prices and Taxation
163
The Age of Expansion
204
The Course of Production c 3001330
696
Laws and Customs of Medieval Mining
706
The Origin of Medieval Mining Laws and Customs
715
The Collapse of Prosperity in the Fourteenth Century
721
The Progress of Industrial Technology
723
The Boom in Mining and Metallurgy 14601530
735
The Cleavage between Capital and Labour
739
The Growth in the Authority of the Prince
746

The Age of Contraction
240
CHAPTER V
306
The Age of the Commercial Revolution
330
The Waning of the Middle Ages
379
CHAPTER VI
402
Early Islamic Trade 6501000
411
The Primacy of Egypt 9501500
421
Muslim Trade in the Far East
443
The Trade of Turkey Iraq and Iran 10501500
455
Muslim Trade in Africa
462
Conclusion
472
The Local Market and Craft Production in Central
502
3 Crafts and Internal Exchange in Russia
519
CHAPTER VIII
525
Trade in Russia
582
Conclusion
610
The Northern Industry in Transition
621
ThirteenthCentury Capitalism
630
The Renaissance of the Italian Industry
646
Mining and Metallurgy in Medieval Civilisation
691
The Industries in Classical Times
693
The Transition to Modern Times
756
CHAPTER XI
762
byGwiLYM PEREDUR JONES Late Professor in the University of Sheffield I The Demand for Building
763
Technical Capacity and Changes
766
The Supply of Materials and Labour
768
The Management of Large Building Operations
774
Masons Contracts
777
Conditions of Labour
779
Organisation of Craftsmen
784
CHAPTER XII
788
The Denier
794
the Silver Mark the Silver Groat and the Gold Florin
814
The Victory of Gold
831
Money of Account
839
The Silver Famines of the Later Middle Ages
851
Money on the Eve of the Price Revolution
860
A Table of Medieval Money
864
Bibliographies
874
London
925
Index
957
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