Power and Profit : The Merchant in Medieval Europe, Paperback

Power and Profit : The Merchant in Medieval Europe Paperback



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.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432 pages, 265 illustrations, 29 in colour
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
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  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9780500285947



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