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Buyers & sellers: retail circuits and practices in medieval and early modern Europe / Bruno Blondé, Peter Stabel, Jon Stobart & Ilja Van Damme (eds.)

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Buyers and sellers: retail circuits and practices in medieval and early modern Europe

Turnhout, Belgium : Brepols, c2006.
Physical Description:
351 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Reference Library
HF5429.6.E85 B89 2006 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Terms:
City and town life -- Europe -- History.
Consumer behavior -- Europe -- History.
Consumption (Economics) -- Europe -- History.
Retail trade -- Europe -- History.
Blondé, B. (Bruno), 1964-
Stabel, Peter.
Stobart, Jon, 1966-
Van Damme, Ilja.

  • 1. Introduction.--2. The fairs of early modern Italy / E. Welch.--3. Renewal of the shop system: Italy in the early modern period / D. Calabi.--4. 'Piu honorati et suntuosi ala Republica': botteghe and luxary retail along Siena's Strada Romana / F. Nevola.
  • 5. From the market to the shop: retail and urban space in late medieval Bruges / P. Stabel.
  • 6. Markets, shops, inns, taverns and private houses in medieval English trade / R. Britnell.
  • 7. Sites of desire: shops, selds and wardrobes in London and other English cities, 1100-1550 / D. Keene.
  • 8. Shops, markets and retailers in London's Cheapside, c. 1500-1700 / V. Harding.
  • 9. Dealing with diversity: pedlars in the Southern Netherlands in the eighteenth century / H. Deceulaer.
  • 10. Changing consumer preferences and evolutions in relailing. Buying and selling consumer durables in Antwerp (c. 1648-c. 1748) / I. Van Damme.
  • 11. Clothes, cabinets and carriages: second-hand dealing in eighteenth-century England / J. Stobart.-- 12. Plebeian commercial circuits and everyday material exchange in England, c. 1600-1900 / B. Lemire.
  • 13. Martino Grimaldi and the merchant-charlatans of early modern Italy / D. Gentilcore.
  • 14. Liquidation or certification? Small claims disputes and retail credit in seventeenth-century Venice / J. Shaw.
  • 15. Trade and gender emancipation: retailing women in sixteenth-century Antwerp / L. Van Aert.
  • 16. Eighteenth-century Maastricht shopkeepers and their hinterland customers / E. Steegen.
  • 17. The social relations of shopping in early-modern England / C. Walsh.