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Local Markets and Regional Trade in Medieval Exeter.
This book examines the vital role of market towns in the medieval economy. It focuses on Exeter, and on how it served as an important link in a marketing chain that connected local, regional, and
Whose City Is This? Hucksters, Domestic Servants, Wet‐Nurses, Prostitutes, and Slaves in Late Medieval Western Mediterranean Urban Society
Medieval urban studies have evolved more rapidly in some areas of Europe than in others. Mediterranean Europe (with the exception of Italy) has been slower to focus on urban society than northern
Institutions and the Path to the Modern Economy: Lessons from Medieval Trade. By Avner Greif. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. xix, 503. $34.99, paper.
led, in the case of the Abbasids, to an imbalance between centre and periphery, as well as between differentiation and integration of the elites. Again, this is not entirely convincing. As it stands,
The Adolescent Apprentice/Worker in Medieval Montpellier
This study explores the experiential dimensions of apprenticeship and work as part of the adolescent life phase in fourteenth-century Montpellier on the basis of approximately two hundred surviving
Identity in the Medieval Mediterranean World of Merchants and Pirates
Identity in the medieval Mediterranean world was complex and multifaceted. Medieval Europeans, especially merchants, borrowed and shifted identities according to the circumstances. They might sail