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Benedetto Cotrugli – The Book of the Art of Trade : With Scholarly Essays from Niall Ferguson, Giovanni Favero, Mario Infelise, Tiziano Zanato and Vera Ribaudo.

By: Carraro, Carlo.
Contributor(s): Favero, Giovanni | Phillimore, John Francis.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2016Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (245 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319399690.Subject(s): Business ethics--United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Benedetto Cotrugli – The Book of the Art of Trade : With Scholarly Essays from Niall Ferguson, Giovanni Favero, Mario Infelise, Tiziano Zanato and Vera RibaudoDDC classification: 174.4 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Preface -- Contents -- Part I: Introduction -- Benedetto Cotrugli, Book of the Art of Trade (Libro del'arte dela mercatura) -- Foreword -- A New Edition of Benedetto Cotrugli's The Book of the Art of Trade -- A Changing Book -- This Edition -- The Author: Benedetto Cotrugli (Benedikt Kotrulj/Benedictus de Cotrullis) -- The Book: il Libro del'arte dela mercatura -- Part II: The Book of the Art of Trade -- Preface -- Part 1: On the Origins and Principles of Trade -- Chapter I -- Chapter II On the Essence and Definition of Trade -- Chapter III On the Personal Qualities of the Merchant -- (f. 12') Chapter IV On the Proper Location for the Merchant -- Chapter V On Exchange Selling -- Chapter VI On Selling for Cash -- Chapter VII Selling on Credit -- Chapter VIII On Receiving Payment -- Chapter IX On Paying Your Debts -- Chapter X On the Manner and Universal System of Trading -- Chapter XI On Exchanges -- Chapter XII Of Deposits and Pledges -- Chapter XIII On Keeping One's Books in a Mercantile Manner -- Chapter XIV Of Insurance and Insurers -- Chapter XV On Jewellers -- Chapter XVI Of Drapers and Haberdashers -- Chapter XVII On Wool Merchants and Other Specific Trade Merchants -- Chapter XVIII Things Forbidden to Merchants -- Chapter XIX Of Seven-Year Balances -- Part 2: On the Religion Incumbent on the Merchant -- Chapter I On the Mass -- Chapter II On Prayer -- Chapter III On the Giving of Alms -- Chapter IV On Matters of Conscience: What Is -- And What Is Not Permissible -- Part 3: On the Civic Life of the Merchant -- Exordium -- Chapter I On the Honour and Dignity of the Merchant -- Chapter II On Prudence and the Merchant -- Chapter III On the Education of the Merchant -- Chapter IV Where a Merchant Should Place His Trust -- Chapter V On the Luck of the Merchant -- Chapter VI On the Merchant's Integrity -- Chapter VII On the Merchant's Diligence.
Chapter VIII On the Merchant's Fluency of Action -- Chapter IX On the Merchant's Shrewdness -- Chapter X On the Civility of the Merchant -- Chapter XI On the Merchant's Sense of Fairness -- Chapter XII On the Steadfastness of the Merchant -- Chapter XIII On the Presence of the Merchant -- Chapter XIV On the Merchant's Generosity -- Chapter XV On the Merchant's Composure -- Chapter XVI On the Merchant's Modesty -- Chapter XVII On the Praiseworthy Personal Attributes of the Merchant -- Chapter XVIII On the Merchant's Temperance -- Part 4: On the Economic Virtues of the Merchant -- Exordium -- Chapter I On the House -- Chapter II On the Villa -- Chapter III On a Man as Administrator of His Household -- Chapter IV On Clothes and Ornaments -- Chapter V On Tableware and Furnishings -- Chapter VI On His Wife -- Chapter VII On His Children -- Chapter VIII On Servants -- Chapter IX On Landholdings -- Chapter X On the Merchant's Last Years -- Part III: Essays -- Benedetto Cotrugli, Merchant Writer -- The Printed Editions of Benedetto Cotrugli's Treaty -- A Note on the Text -- References -- Index.
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Preface -- Contents -- Part I: Introduction -- Benedetto Cotrugli, Book of the Art of Trade (Libro del'arte dela mercatura) -- Foreword -- A New Edition of Benedetto Cotrugli's The Book of the Art of Trade -- A Changing Book -- This Edition -- The Author: Benedetto Cotrugli (Benedikt Kotrulj/Benedictus de Cotrullis) -- The Book: il Libro del'arte dela mercatura -- Part II: The Book of the Art of Trade -- Preface -- Part 1: On the Origins and Principles of Trade -- Chapter I -- Chapter II On the Essence and Definition of Trade -- Chapter III On the Personal Qualities of the Merchant -- (f. 12') Chapter IV On the Proper Location for the Merchant -- Chapter V On Exchange Selling -- Chapter VI On Selling for Cash -- Chapter VII Selling on Credit -- Chapter VIII On Receiving Payment -- Chapter IX On Paying Your Debts -- Chapter X On the Manner and Universal System of Trading -- Chapter XI On Exchanges -- Chapter XII Of Deposits and Pledges -- Chapter XIII On Keeping One's Books in a Mercantile Manner -- Chapter XIV Of Insurance and Insurers -- Chapter XV On Jewellers -- Chapter XVI Of Drapers and Haberdashers -- Chapter XVII On Wool Merchants and Other Specific Trade Merchants -- Chapter XVIII Things Forbidden to Merchants -- Chapter XIX Of Seven-Year Balances -- Part 2: On the Religion Incumbent on the Merchant -- Chapter I On the Mass -- Chapter II On Prayer -- Chapter III On the Giving of Alms -- Chapter IV On Matters of Conscience: What Is -- And What Is Not Permissible -- Part 3: On the Civic Life of the Merchant -- Exordium -- Chapter I On the Honour and Dignity of the Merchant -- Chapter II On Prudence and the Merchant -- Chapter III On the Education of the Merchant -- Chapter IV Where a Merchant Should Place His Trust -- Chapter V On the Luck of the Merchant -- Chapter VI On the Merchant's Integrity -- Chapter VII On the Merchant's Diligence.

Chapter VIII On the Merchant's Fluency of Action -- Chapter IX On the Merchant's Shrewdness -- Chapter X On the Civility of the Merchant -- Chapter XI On the Merchant's Sense of Fairness -- Chapter XII On the Steadfastness of the Merchant -- Chapter XIII On the Presence of the Merchant -- Chapter XIV On the Merchant's Generosity -- Chapter XV On the Merchant's Composure -- Chapter XVI On the Merchant's Modesty -- Chapter XVII On the Praiseworthy Personal Attributes of the Merchant -- Chapter XVIII On the Merchant's Temperance -- Part 4: On the Economic Virtues of the Merchant -- Exordium -- Chapter I On the House -- Chapter II On the Villa -- Chapter III On a Man as Administrator of His Household -- Chapter IV On Clothes and Ornaments -- Chapter V On Tableware and Furnishings -- Chapter VI On His Wife -- Chapter VII On His Children -- Chapter VIII On Servants -- Chapter IX On Landholdings -- Chapter X On the Merchant's Last Years -- Part III: Essays -- Benedetto Cotrugli, Merchant Writer -- The Printed Editions of Benedetto Cotrugli's Treaty -- A Note on the Text -- References -- Index.

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<p>Carlo Carraro is Professor of Economics at Ca'Foscari University, Venice, Italy. He was President of the University of Venice from 2009 to 2014 and Director of the Department of Economics from 2005-2008. Carraro is Scientific Director of the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and Director of the International Centre for Climate Governance (ICCG). He is also President Elect of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE), Co-Chair of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform Advisory Committee and the Editor of the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy.</p> <p>Giovanni Favero is Associate Professor of Economic history at the Ca' Foscari University, Venice, Italy, in the Department of Management, where he is Deputy Dean for Research. His research interests focus on the history of quantification, from statistics to accounting, and business history in a long-term perspective.</p>

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