The promise and peril of credit : what a forgotten legend about Jews and finance tells us about the making of European commercial society (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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The promise and peril of credit : what a forgotten legend about Jews and finance tells us about the making of European commercial society

Author: Francesca Trivellato
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2021. ©2019
Series: Histories of economic life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francesca Trivellato
ISBN: 9780691217383 0691217386 9780691178592 0691178593
OCLC Number: 1201300827
Description: xiv, 405 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. The Setting: Marine Insurance and Bills of Exchange --
2. The Making of a Legend --
3. The Riddle of Usury --
4. Bordeaux, the Specter of Crypto-Judaism, and the Changing Status of Commerce --
5. One Family, Two Bestsellers, and the Legend's Canonization --
6. Between Usury and the "Spirit of Commerce" --
7. Distant Echoes --
8. A Legacy that Runs Deep.
Series Title: Histories of economic life.
Responsibility: Francesca Trivellato.

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"Winner of the Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History, American Philosophical Society" "Winner of the Jordan Schnitzer Book Award in Medieval and Early Modern Jewish History and Culture, Read more...

 
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