By Harilaos Kitsikopoulos
Agrarian swap and trouble in Europe, 1200-1500 addresses one of many vintage topics on financial heritage: the method of combination monetary progress and the drawback that engulfed the ecu continent throughout the past due heart a long time. This was once no longer a regular quandary. throughout the interval 1200-1500, Europe witnessed endemic episodes of famine and a wave of plague epidemics that amounted to 1 of its worst wellbeing and fitness crises, rivaled in basic terms by way of the Justinian plague within the 6th century. those demanding situations referred to as into query the creation of products and providers and the distribution of wealth, starting the potential for basic systemic change.
This publication bargains an empirical synthesis on a bunch of financial, demographic, and technological advancements which characterised the interval 1200-1500. It covers nearly the whole continent and locations equivalent emphasis either on offering an outstanding authentic framework and evaluating and contrasting quite a few theoretical interpretations. The huge geographical and conceptual scope of the publication renders it crucial not just for undergraduate scholars who take classes on the subject of the industrial and social lifetime of the center a long time but in addition to extra complicated students who frequently concentrate on just one state or region.
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Agrarian Change and Crisis in Europe, 1200-1500 (Routledge Research in Medieval Studies) by Harilaos Kitsikopoulos