Venice and history : the collected papers of Frederic C. Lane / edited by a committee of colleagues and former students ; foreword by Fernand Braudel.

Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Press, [1966] .

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Subjects Commerce.
Italy -- Venice.
Venice (Italy) -- Commerce -- History.
Venise (Italie) -- Commerce -- Histoire.
Venise (Italie) -- Histoire.
Description xxi, 560 pages : portrait ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1966]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 543-549) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Venice. Venetian shipping during the commercial revolution -- The Mediterranean spice trade : its revival in the sixteenth century -- Family partnerships and joint ventures -- Investment and usury -- Venetian bankers, 1496-1533 -- The funded debt of the Venetian republic, 1262-1482 -- Venture accounting in medieval business management -- Rhythm and rapidity of turnover in Venetian trade of the fifteenth century -- Fleets and fairs -- The merchant marine of the Venetian republic -- Naval architecture, about 1550 -- From Biremes to Triremes -- Merchant galleys, 1300-34 : private and communal operation -- Maritime law and administration, 1250-1350 -- Cotton cargoes and regulations against overloading -- Diet and wages of seamen in the early fourteenth century -- The rope factory and hemp trade in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries -- Medieval political ideas and the Venetian constitution -- part 2. European commerce. Colbert and the commerce of Bordeaux -- The economic meaning of the invention of the compass -- Tonnages, medieval and modern -- part 3. The cost of protection. National wealth and protection costs -- The economic meaning of war and protection -- Force and enterprise in the creation of oceanic commerce -- Economic consequences of organized violence -- part 4. History. Why begin at the beginning? -- The social sciences and the humanities -- Theoretical and historical interests -- Some heirs of Gustav von Schmoller -- Units of economic growth historically considered -- Human history and natural history -- At the roots of republicanism.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Italy
Network Numbers (OCoLC)517667
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lane, Frederic Chapin, 1900-1984.
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