Public & Private Finances
in the Late Middle Ages
[In English, German & French]
Proceedings of the colloquium
Ghent, May 5th and 6th 1995
Edited by Marc Boone & Walter Prevenier
264 pages, illustrated
$47.50 paper original
This collection of essays explores the possible links between private and public finances. The authors consider the ways networks are organized and how power-elites manipulate public finances in order to control the financial resources of collectives.
Contents include: Hanzeatic merchants: banking customs in 14th century Bruges. English royal borrowing at Antwerp 1544-1564. Taxation and political representation in Italian territorial states. Conclusions.
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