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By Harilaos Kitsikopoulos

Agrarian switch and main issue in Europe, 1200-1500 addresses one of many vintage matters on fiscal background: the method of combination fiscal progress and the situation that engulfed the eu continent through the past due center a while. This used to be now not a typical drawback. throughout the interval 1200-1500, Europe witnessed endemic episodes of famine and a wave of plague epidemics that amounted to at least one of its worst healthiness crises, rivaled in simple terms through the Justinian plague within the 6th century. those demanding situations known as into query the construction of products and prone and the distribution of wealth, beginning the potential for basic systemic change.


This ebook deals an empirical synthesis on a bunch of financial, demographic, and technological advancements which characterised the interval 1200-1500. It covers nearly the total continent and areas equivalent emphasis either on supplying a fantastic real framework and evaluating and contrasting a variety of theoretical interpretations. The large geographical and conceptual scope of the booklet renders it necessary not just for undergraduate scholars who take classes in relation to the commercial and social lifetime of the center a long time but additionally to extra complex students who frequently focus on just one state or region.

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