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Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt, Taxes, and Default in the Age of Philip II

Lending to the Borrower from Hell

Debt, Taxes, and Default in the Age of Philip II

Princeton University Press (2014)
£24.02

Why do lenders time and again loan money to sovereign borrowers who promptly go bankrupt? When can...

Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Going the Distance

Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Princeton University Press (2020)
£29.48

Before the seventeenth century, trade across Eurasia was mostly conducted in short segments along...

Dark Matter Credit: The Development of Peer-to-Peer Lending and Banking in France

Dark Matter Credit

The Development of Peer-to-Peer Lending and Banking in France

Princeton University Press (2019)
£32.76

How a vast network of shadow credit financed European growth long before the advent of banking ...

Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity

Escape from Rome

The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity

Princeton University Press (2019)
£29.48

The gripping story of how the end of the Roman Empire was the beginning of the modern world The...

Uneven Centuries: Economic Development of Turkey since 1820

Uneven Centuries

Economic Development of Turkey since 1820

Princeton University Press (2018)
£29.48

The first comprehensive history of the Turkish economy The population and economy of the area...

Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean: Private Order and Public Institutions

Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean

Private Order and Public Institutions

Princeton University Press (2019)
£32.76

How ancient Mediterranean trade thrived through state institutions From around 700 BCE until the...

The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis

The European Guilds

An Economic Analysis

Princeton University Press (2019)
£32.76

A comprehensive analysis of European craft guilds through eight centuries of economic history ...

Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit

Fragile by Design

The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit

Princeton University Press (2014)
£16.37

Why are banking systems unstable in so many countries—but not in others? The United States has had...

The Winding Road to the Welfare State: Economic Insecurity and Social Welfare Policy in Britain

The Winding Road to the Welfare State

Economic Insecurity and Social Welfare Policy in Britain

Princeton University Press (2018)
£38.22

How did Britain transform itself from a nation of workhouses to one that became a model for the...

Cities of Commerce: The Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650

Cities of Commerce

The Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650

Princeton University Press (2013)
£24.02

Cities of Commerce develops a model of institutional change in European commerce based on urban...