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Financial Activities in the Medieval Marketplace

Joseph Shatzmiller

in Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156996
eISBN:
9781400846092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156996.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at mostly peasants and humble citizens, and how there is not much in terms of beauty that can be expected to be discerned from the objects that these simple people brought to the ... More


High Finance: Urban and Princely Pledges

Joseph Shatzmiller

in Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156996
eISBN:
9781400846092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156996.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter deals with moderate to high financial assistance that was required at times by well-to-do urban inhabitants and by members of the princely class; even members of royalty sometimes ... More


Cardboard Continental

John Baxter

in Von Sternberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126012
eISBN:
9780813135601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126012.003.0025
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Von Sternberg took refuge in art, organizing an exhibition of his collection at the Los Angeles Country Museum. The Los Angeles Times reviewed the show respectfully, remarking that von Sternberg's ... More


On Not Showing Dostoevskii’s Work: Robert Bresson’s <i>Pickpocket</i>

Olga Peters Hasty

in Border Crossing: Russian Literature into Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411424
eISBN:
9781474418454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411424.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Robert Bresson’s engagement of Dostoevskii’s Crime and Punishment in his 1959 film The Pickpocket. It argues that although Bresson suppresses Dostoevskii’s emphasis on ... More


Criminal Investigation

David Churchill

in Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City: The Police and the Public

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797845
eISBN:
9780191839160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797845.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The chapter explores the role of the public in discovering and investigating criminal offences in the Victorian city. It reveals that civilians (rather than the police) were responsible for ... More


The Order to Pay Money in Medieval Continental Europe

Benjamin Geva

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the evolution of non-cash payment mechanisms in the course of the development of the medieval banking system in Europe. The chapter sets out three categories of a medieval ... More


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