The Scholastics, Usury, and Foreign Exchange

  title={The Scholastics, Usury, and Foreign Exchange},
  author={Raymond de Roover},
  journal={Business History Review},
  pages={257 - 271}
  • R. D. Roover
  • Published 1 September 1967
  • Economics
  • Business History Review
Did the doctrine of usury hamper businessmen and retard economic growth during the Middle Ages? Professor de Roover suggests an answer through examination of the conceptual modification of the doctrine in relation to banking and foreign exchange. 

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