Genoa and the Genoese, 958-1528

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1996 - History - 396 pages
Set in the middle of the Italian Riviera, Genoa is perhaps best known as the birthplace of Christopher Columbus. But Genoa was also one of medieval Europe's major centers of trade and commerce. In Genoa and the Genoese, 958-1528, Steven Epstein has
 

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Contents

From Practically Nothing to Something 9581134
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The Takeoff 11541204
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Between The Devil and Deep Blue Sea 1241257
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Captains of the People 12171311
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Long Live the People the Merchants and the Dopge 13111370
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Liberty and Humanism Slavery and the Bank 13701435
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To Throw Away a Thousand Worlds 14361528
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Epilogue
319
Genoese Revolts and Changes in Government 12572528
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Notes
329
Bibliography
369
Index
383
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Page 375 - Memorie sopra l'antico debito pubblico, mutui, compere e banca di S. Giorgio in Genova.
Page 379 - L'attivitą economica di Genova nel marzo 1253 secondo gli atti notarili del tempo," Atti della Societą Ligure di Storia Patria, LXIV (1935), 163270.

About the author (1996)

Steven A. Epstein is professor of history at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His books include "Wage Labor and Guilds in Medieval Europe" and "Speaking of Slavery: Color, Ethnicity, and Human Bondage in Italy.

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