A History of Interest Rates

 

CONTENTS

 

xi

 

Foreword by Dr. Henry Kaufman vii

 

Preface to the Fourth Edition ix

 

Summary Tables xiii

 

Summary Charts xvii

 

Introduction 1

 

Part One. Ancient Times

 

CHAPTER

 

1. Prehistoric and Primitive Credit and Interest 17

 

2. Mesopotamia: Sumer, Babylonia, and Assyria 25

 

3. Greece 32

 

4.Rome 44

 

5. A Summary and Analysis of Ancient Interest Rates 57

 

Part Two. Medieval and Renaissance Europe

 

6. Usury Doctrines and Their Effect on European

 

Credit Forms and Interest 67

 

7. The Dark Ages 80

 

8. Late Medieval Times 87

 

9. The Renaissance 102

 

10. A Summary and Analysis of Medieval and Renaissance

 

Interest Rates in Western Europe 132

 

 

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