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Bibliography - The Medieval World 1200 - 1500 (HI127)

Economic Life
  • Bautier, R.-H., The Economic Development of Medieval Europe (London, 1971)
  • Brundage, James A., ‘Usury’ in Joseph R. Strayer et al. (eds.), Dictionary of the Middle Ages, 13 vols. (New York, 1982-89), vol. 12, pp. 335-9.
  • Day, John, The Medieval Market Economy (Oxford, 1987)
  • Le Goff, Jacques, Time, Work, and Culture in the Middle Ages, trans. Arthur Goldhammer (Chicago, 1980)
  • Mollat, Michel, The Poor in the Middle Ages, trans. Arthur Goldhammer (New Haven, 1986)
  • Postan, M.M., et al. (eds.), The Cambridge Economic History of Europe, vol. 2: Trade and Industry in the Middle Ages, 2nd ed. (Cambridge, 1987)
  • Pounds, N., An Economic History of Medieval Europe, 2nd ed. (London, 1994)
Urban Growth
  • Holt, Richard, and Rosser, Gervase, (eds.), The Medieval Town: A Reader in English Urban History (1200-1540) (London, 1990)
  • Nicholas, David, The Growth of the Medieval City (Harlow, 1997)
  • Nicholas, David, The Later Medieval City (Harlow, 1997)
  • Pirenne, Henri, Medieval Cities, trans. Frank D. Halsey (Princeton, 1925)
The Commerical Revolution
  • Hunt, Edwin S., and Murray, James M., A History of Business in Medieval Europe, 1200-1550 (Cambridge, 1999)
  • Lopez, Robert S., The Commercial Revolution of the Middle Ages 950-1350 (Cambridge, 1976)
  • Lopez, Robert S. et al. (eds. and trans.), Medieval Trade in the Mediterranean World (1955; rept. 2001) [An important collection of documents]
  • Nicholas, David, Medieval Flanders (London, 1992)
The Black Death
  • Herlihy, David, The Black Death and the Transformation of the West, ed. Samuel K. Cohn, Jr. (Cambridge, Mass., 1997)
  • Horrox, Rosemary (ed. and trans.), The Black Death (Manchester, 1994) [An important collection of documents]
  • Ormrod, Mark, and Lindley, Phillip (eds.), The Black Death in England (Stamford, 1996). Especially J.L. Bolton, ‘Plague as an Agent of Economic and Social Change’, pp. 17-78.
  • Platt, Colin, King Death: The Black Death and its Aftermath in Late Medieval England (London, 1996)
  • Twigg, Graham, The Black Death: A Biological Reappraisal (London, 1984)
  • Ziegler, Philip, The Black Death, 2nd ed. (Harmondsworth, 1998)
The Late Medieval Economy
  • Campbell, Bruce (ed.), Before the Black Death (Manchester, 1991)
  • Cipolla, Carlo M., ‘The Economic Depression of the Renaissance?’, Economic History Review, 2nd ser., 16 (1964), 519-24.
  • Dyer, Christopher, Standards of Living in the Later Middle Ages: Social Change in England, 1200-1520, rev. ed. (Cambridge, 1998)
  • Epstein, S.R., ‘Regional Fairs, Institutional Innovation, and Economic Growth in Late-Medieval Europe’, Economic History Review, 2nd ser. 47 (1994), 459-82.
  • Goldthwaite, Richard A., Wealth and the Demand for Art in Italy 1300-1600 (Baltimore and London, 1993)
  • Hatcher, John, ‘England in the Aftermath of the Black Death’, Past and Present 144 (1994), 3-35.
  • Hatcher, John, Plague, Population and the English Economy 1348-1530 (London, 1977)
  • Hunt, Edwin S., and Murray, James M., A History of Business in Medieval Europe, 1200-1550 (Cambridge, 1999)
  • Jordan, William C., The Great Famine: Northern Europe in the Early Fourteenth Century (Princeton, NJ, 1996)
  • Kershaw, Ian, ‘The Great Famine and the Agrarian Crisis in England, 1315-1322’, Past and Present 59 (1973), 3-50.
  • Lopez, Robert S., ‘Hard Times and Investment in Culture’, in Anthony Molho (ed), Social and Economic Foundations of the Italian Renaissance (New York, 1969), pp. 95-116.
  • Lopez, Robert S., and Miskimin, Harry A., ‘The Economic Depression of the Renaissance’, Economic History Review, 2nd ser., 14 (1962), 408-26.
  • Lopez, Robert S., and Miskimin, Harry A., ‘The Economic Depression of the Renaissance?’, Economic History Review, 2nd ser., 16 (1964), 525-9.
  • Lopez, Robert S. et al. (eds. and trans.), Medieval Trade in the Mediterranean World (1955; rept. 2001)
  • Nicholas, David, Medieval Flanders (London, 1992)
  • Nightingale, Pamela, ‘England and the Economic Depression of the Mid-Fifteenth Century’, Journal of European Economic History, 26:3 (1997), 631-56.