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The Old Regime: Lawful Bargaining for Public Services

Nicholas R. Parrillo

in Against the Profit Motive: The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300176582
eISBN:
9780300187304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176582.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Part One of this book tells the story of facilitative payments, which were the moneys that public officials received for providing services to “customers’ who wanted them. From the Middle Ages up to ... More


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

David Fox and Wolfgang Ernst (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Monetary law is essential to the functioning of private transactions and international dealings by the state: nearly every legal transaction has a monetary aspect. This book presents an analysis of ... More


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