Negotiating the Gift: Pre-modern Figurations of Exchange

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Gadi Algazi, Valentin Groebner, Bernhard Jussen
Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003 - History - 419 pages
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Contents

Pref munusace
7
Why Gifts cannot oblige an Emperor
29
White
63
Lords Peasants and the Afterlife of Late Med
99
Patrick J Geary
129
Bernhard Jussen
173
LUdOLF KUCHENBUCH
193
Legal and Illegal Public and Private Gifts
247
Eliana Magnani S Christen
269
Gabriela Signori
285
Alexander Nagel
319
Barbara H Rosenwein
361
Michael Harbsmeier
381
Index
411
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