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Your money or your life : economy and religion in the Middle Ages

Author: Jacques Le Goff
Publisher: New York : Zone Books ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by MIT Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book one of the most esteemed contemporary historians of the Middle Ages presents a concise examination of the problem that usury posed for the medieval Church, which had long denounced the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Le Goff, Jacques, 1924-
Your money or your life.
New York : Zone Books ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by MIT Press, 1988
(OCoLC)654322450
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Le Goff
ISBN: 0942299140 9780942299144 0942299159 9780942299151
OCLC Number: 16683896
Language Note: Translation of: La bourse et la vie.
Notes: Translation of: La bourse et la vie.
Description: 116 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Between the devil and mammon : usury and the usurer --
The moneybag : usury --
The thief of time --
Death and the usurer --
Your money and your eternal life : purgatory --
The heart has its own tears.
Other Titles: Bourse et la vie.
Responsibility: Jacques Le Goff ; translated by Patricia Ranum.

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