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Published: 17 April 2014

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780198715986

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A Country Merchant, 1495-1520

Trading and Farming at the End of the Middle Ages

Christopher Dyer

  • Winner of the Henry A Wallace Award for the best book on agricultural history outside the US, from the Agricultural History Society of America
  • A major contribution to the economic and social history of a mysterious period, the years around 1500
  • Uses new evidence and methods of analysis to present a fresh and engaging view of history
  • Emphasises the role of peasants in the economy so offers an unusual perspective
  • Focuses on an individual so is easier for readers to relate to the subject