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Full text - Historical Introduction l Thomas Wilson

The Principal Type of Credit Transactions

21. The Peasant and Small Master
22. The Needy Gentleman
23. The Financing of Capitalist Industry
24. The Foreign Exchanges
25. The Antecedents of Banking

Public Policy and the Money-Lender

31. The Damnable Sin of Usury
32. The Harrying of the Usurer
33. The Struggle over the Exchanges
34. The Compromise of 1571

35. Conclusion

Source: An Historical Introduction to A Discourse Upon Usurye by Thomas Wilson (1925, G. Bell, London).

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