By Edwin S. Hunt, James Murray
A historical past of industrial in Medieval Europe, 1200-1550, demolishes the commonly held view that the word "medieval business" is an oxymoron. The authors evaluate the complete variety of industrial in medieval western Europe, probing its Roman and Christian history to find the commercial and political forces that formed the association of agriculture, production, development, mining, transportation, and advertising. Then they care for the responses of businessmen to the devastating plagues, famines, and battle that beset Europe within the past due center a while. Medieval businessmen's amazing luck in dealing with this antagonistic new setting ready the way in which for the industrial enlargement of the 16th century.