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Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt, Taxes, and Default in the Age of Philip II

Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151496
eISBN:
9781400848430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151496.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Why do lenders time and again loan money to sovereign borrowers who promptly go bankrupt? When can this type of lending work? As the United States and many European nations struggle with mountains of ... More


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

Joseph Shatzmiller

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156996
eISBN:
9781400846092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156996.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Demonstrating that similarities between Jewish and Christian art in the Middle Ages were more than coincidental, this book combines a wide range of sources to show how Jews and Christians exchanged ... More


Problems of Tribal Adjustment

S.C. Dube

in The Kamar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077312
eISBN:
9780199081158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077312.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the problems of tribal adjustment brought about by the Kamars' cultural contacts. It notes that the Kamars would have to pay close attention to the four primary sources of ... More


Bankers

Theodore Zeldin

in A History of French Passions: Volume 1: Ambition, Love, and Politics

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221777
eISBN:
9780191678493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221777.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reveals that the history of the mass of small banks is more obscure than that of the large ones, but small banks clearly had an important place in provincial life in France. They ... More


Jews and Money

Rebecca Rist

in Popes and Jews, 1095–1291

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198717980
eISBN:
9780191787430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717980.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Medieval History

This chapter develops the theme of marginalization, exploring how—since Jews were denied equal status with Christians and were barred from many positions of importance in a profoundly Christian ... More


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