‘Our land is only founded on trade and industry.’ Economic discourses in fifteenth-century Bruges

@article{Dumolyn2010OurLI,
  title={‘Our land is only founded on trade and industry.’ Economic discourses in fifteenth-century Bruges},
  author={Jan Dumolyn},
  journal={Journal of Medieval History},
  year={2010},
  volume={36},
  pages={374 - 389}
}
  • Jan Dumolyn
  • Published 2010
  • Economics
  • Journal of Medieval History
Economic historians study production, consumption, market phenomena, and economic policies, while what is referred to as ‘the history of medieval economic thought’ largely remains the province of historians of ideas. However, participants in medieval industry and commerce, informed by daily production, market and financial practices, also uttered discourses on the state of the economy and on the measures governments should take to resolve crises or economic decline. When the burghers of Bruges… Expand
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