Power and Profit

The Merchant in Medieval Europe


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Peter Spufford


Newly available in paperback, this is a wonderfully readable account of the role of merchants and money in the medieval world. Professor Spufford, who has made a lifelong study of the subject, brings together a vast amount of material from archives all over the world to build up this important economic history of the origins of capitalism – essential reading for the scholar, but also engaging and entertaining to the layman.

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Weight 1182 g
Dimensions 18 x 25.3 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 7 November 2005
Number of pages 432
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 18 x 25.3 cm
Weight 1182 g
Peter Spufford is Emeritus Professor of European History at the University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Queens' College, Cambridge.