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Author Stasavage, David

Title States of credit : size, power, and the development of European polities / David Stasavage

Publ Info Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  HJ8615 .S857 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HJ8615 .S857 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Princeton economic history of the Western world
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.[167]-186) and index
Contents Introduction -- The evolution and importance of public credit -- Representative assemblies in Europe, 1250-1750 -- Assessing the city-state advantage -- Origins of city-states -- Three city-state experiences -- Three territorial state experiences -- Implications for state formation and development
LC subject Debts, Public -- Europe -- History
Credit -- Europe -- History
Europe -- Politics and government
Europe -- History
Middle Ages
ISBN 9780691140575 (hardcover : alk. paper)
069114057X (hardcover : alk. paper)