The Moneylenders of Late Medieval Kyoto / / Suzanne Gay.

The Moneylenders of Late Medieval Kyoto examines the large community of sake brewer-moneylenders in Japan's capital city, focusing on their rise to prominence from the mid-1300s to 1550. Their guild tie to overlords, notably the great monastery Enryakuji, was forged early in the medieval period...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter UHP eBook Package 2000-2013
Place / Publishing House:Honolulu : : University of Hawaii Press, , [2001]
Year of Publication:2001
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Physical Description:1 online resource (320 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part One. The Setting
  • Part Two. The Lives of the Moneylenders
  • Chapter One. The Business of Lending Money
  • Chapter Two. Overlords
  • Chapter Three. Transcending Subordination
  • Chapter Four. Responding to Siege
  • Chapter Five. Urban Affairs
  • Chapter Six. The Fate of the Moneylenders in the Early Modern Period
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index