The Resource Making money in sixteenth-century France : currency, culture, and the state, Jotham Parsons

Making money in sixteenth-century France : currency, culture, and the state, Jotham Parsons

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Making money in sixteenth-century France : currency, culture, and the state
Title
Making money in sixteenth-century France
Title remainder
currency, culture, and the state
Statement of responsibility
Jotham Parsons
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Coinage and currency - abstract and socially created units of value and power - were basic to early modern society. By controlling money, the people sought to understand and control their complex, expanding, and interdependent world. This book investigates the creation and circulation of currency in France
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Parsons, Jotham
Dewey number
332.4/94409031
Index
index present
Intended audience
Specialized
Language note
English
LC call number
HG976
LC item number
.P37 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Money
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Making money in sixteenth-century France : currency, culture, and the state, Jotham Parsons
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Meanings of money -- Money in theory -- The structure of the argument -- The Cour des Monnaies -- The Pinatel affair -- The sovereignty of the Moneys -- Rebuilding the Monnaies -- The personnel -- The Moneys day to day -- The wars of religion and beyond -- The logic of economic regulation -- The Aristotelian heritage -- Ambition and avarice -- Sumptuary legislation -- Virtue, commerce, and regulation -- The autonomous economy -- The inflationary crisis and the reforms of 1577 -- Challenges and policies -- Henri II and Charles IX: from police to policy -- Jacques Colas and the new monetary thought -- Facing crisis: 1572-1577 -- Confronting the great inflation -- Explaining the 1577 reforms -- The great debasement and recoinage -- Money and sovereignty -- The wars of the three Henries -- Reconstruction -- A science of maxims -- Money and modernity -- The new marvels -- Crimes against the currency -- Crimes and enforcement -- The criminals: elites and upward mobility -- The criminals: artisans and downward mobility -- The criminals: women and families -- Alchemy -- Politics of enforcement -- The monetary imaginary of Renaissance France -- Gods -- The alchemical narrative -- The noble metal -- The House of the Goddess -- Monkeys -- Comedy, counterfeit, and the picaresque -- Monnaie de Singe -- Conclusion: the Court and the Queen
Extent
1 online resource (337 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780801454981
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000311096
  • (OCoLC)897815064
  • (CaPaEBR)ebrary10993844
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  • (PQKB)11375768
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3138688
  • (OCoLC)898711063
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse37658
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000311096
Label
Making money in sixteenth-century France : currency, culture, and the state, Jotham Parsons
Publication
Copyright
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Meanings of money -- Money in theory -- The structure of the argument -- The Cour des Monnaies -- The Pinatel affair -- The sovereignty of the Moneys -- Rebuilding the Monnaies -- The personnel -- The Moneys day to day -- The wars of religion and beyond -- The logic of economic regulation -- The Aristotelian heritage -- Ambition and avarice -- Sumptuary legislation -- Virtue, commerce, and regulation -- The autonomous economy -- The inflationary crisis and the reforms of 1577 -- Challenges and policies -- Henri II and Charles IX: from police to policy -- Jacques Colas and the new monetary thought -- Facing crisis: 1572-1577 -- Confronting the great inflation -- Explaining the 1577 reforms -- The great debasement and recoinage -- Money and sovereignty -- The wars of the three Henries -- Reconstruction -- A science of maxims -- Money and modernity -- The new marvels -- Crimes against the currency -- Crimes and enforcement -- The criminals: elites and upward mobility -- The criminals: artisans and downward mobility -- The criminals: women and families -- Alchemy -- Politics of enforcement -- The monetary imaginary of Renaissance France -- Gods -- The alchemical narrative -- The noble metal -- The House of the Goddess -- Monkeys -- Comedy, counterfeit, and the picaresque -- Monnaie de Singe -- Conclusion: the Court and the Queen
Extent
1 online resource (337 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780801454981
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000311096
  • (OCoLC)897815064
  • (CaPaEBR)ebrary10993844
  • (SSID)ssj0001383062
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12591496
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001383062
  • (PQKBWorkID)11474211
  • (PQKB)11375768
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001504030
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3138688
  • (OCoLC)898711063
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse37658
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000311096

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