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Author Małowist, Marian.

Title Western Europe, Eastern Europe and world development, 13th-18th centuries : collection of essays of Marian Małowist / edited by Jean Batou and Henryk Szlajfer
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 435 pages)
Series Studies in critical social sciences, 1573-4234 ; v. 16
Studies in critical social sciences ; v. 16
Contents Preface: "Marian Małowist : an appreciation" / Immanuel Wallerstein -- Introduction: "I chased after Polish grain all over the world" / Jean Batou and Henryk Szlajfer -- Commercial capitalism and agriculture -- Merchant credit and the putting-out system : rural production during the Middle Ages -- Some remarks on the role of merchant capital in Eastern Europe in the late Middle Ages -- Kaffa : the Genoese colony in Crimea and the Eastern question (1453-1475) -- Levantine trade with Eastern Europe in the 16th Century : some problems -- Poland, Russia and Western trade in the 15th and 16th centuries -- The problem of the inequality of economic development in Europe in the later Middle Ages -- Problems of the growth of the national economy of Central-Eastern Europe in the late Middle Ages -- East and West Europe in the 13th-16th centuries : confrontation of social and economic structures -- Economic and political divisions in medieval and early modern Europe -- Eastern Europe and the countries of the Iberian Peninsula : parallels and contrasts -- The social and economic stability of the Western Sudan in the Middle Ages -- The Western Sudan in the Middle Ages : underdevelopment in the empires of the Western Sudan Hopkins-Małowist debate -- Social and economic life in Timur's empire -- New Saray, capital of the Golden Horde -- The foundations of European expansion in Africa in the 16th century : Europe, Maghreb and Western Sudan -- Portuguese expansion in Africa and European economy at the turn of the 15th century -- Gulf of Guinea countries in the 15th and early 16th century
Summary This book collected together and a " in many cases a " translated into English for the first time the main articles of Marian MaA, owist, one of the most fertile Polish historian of the 20th century, on the central issue of our times: the wide and widening gulf between the core and the periphery, the North and the South, western and eastern Europe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Economic development -- History.
Economic history -- 1600-1750.
Economic history -- 16th century.
Economic history -- Medieval, 500-1500.
North and south -- History.
Europe -- Foreign economic relations.
Europe, Eastern -- Economic conditions.
Europe, Eastern -- Relations -- Europe, Western.
Europe, Western -- Economic conditions.
Europe, Western -- Relations -- Europe, Eastern.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Batou, Jean.
Szlajfer, Henryk.
LC no. 2009029183
ISBN 9047441524 (electronic bk.)
9789047441526 (electronic bk.)