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Carolingian Economy (Adriaan Verhulst) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2002) 9780521004749
Carolingian Economy (Adriaan Verhulst) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2002) 9780521004749
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Title: The Carolingian Economy

Author: Verhulst, Adriaan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2002

Paperback; ISBN: 9780521004749

Volumes: 1; Pages: 172

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The economy of the Carolingian empire (753-877), extended from the Pyrenees and the northern shores of the Mediterranean to the North Sea, and from the Atlantic coast to the Elbe and Saale rivers. Aspects of land and people, agrarian production and technique, craft and industry, and regional and international commerce are analyzed, and the Carolingian economy is reassessed in a European context."The Caroligian Economy is an extremely useful compendium, orderly and deft in its presentation of a remote period's economics. In this book the author has synthesized enormous amounts of research in many languages, performing a service to speacialists in Carolingian and economic history... in The Carolingian Economy Verhulst furnishes a concise and judicious synthesis, full of information and insight, that is actually fun to read."--Economic History"Students of the period will appreciate his knowledge and interpretation of the sources... Recommended to academic libraries supporting graduate programs in history."--Catholic Library WorldContentsIntroductionPart I. Land and People: 1. Landscape and settlement2. Demography3. Agricultural productionPart II. Production: 4. Agricultural technique5. Craft and industrial practicePart III. Commerce: 6. Organisation7. Directions of trade8. Money and price movementsPart IV. The Dynamics of Carolingian Economy: 9. The economy and the state10. The long perspectiveBibliography
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