By Andrea Finkelstein

This learn explores the connection among the present suggestion of "just revenue" and modern reactions to the Sixteenth-Century fee Revolution through tracing the evolving that means of "profit" in spiritual, political, and social discourse. utilizing the period's personal macrocosmic-microcosmic analogy, the e-book examines relations correspondence, wills, and lawsuits as well as formal tracts to maneuver outward from problems with non secular revenue to kin values, employment relationships, and church and country. whereas England's adventure offers a focus, vast use of continental assets unearths the problem's broader context. This learn may still end up relatively invaluable to these wishing to knit jointly the now particularized and separated strands of early sleek financial, political, social, and non secular background.

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