FONDAZIONE ISTITUTO INTERNAZIONALE DI STORIA ECONOMICA "F. DATINI"
THE SIXST CENTURY SINCE FRANCESCO DATINI'S DEATH
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FRANCESCO DI MARCO DATINI
The Man the Merchant

edited by Giampiero Nigro

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Contents

Introduction (Giampiero Nigro, University of Florence)

A MAN AMONGST MEN

  • Aspects of the life and character of Francesco di Marco Datini (Michele Cassandro, University of Siena)
  • A Woman's Work in a Man's World. The Letters of Margherita Datini (1384-1410) (Carolyn James, Monash University Victoria)

WEALTH AND MATERIAL THINGS

  • The merchant and his wealth (Giampiero Nigro, University of Firenze)
  • What Francesco and his extended family ate (Maria Giagnacovo, University of Molise)
  • What the rest ate (Paola Pinelli, University of Firenze)

A LARGE AND BEAUTIFUL HOUSE

  • The merchant and building (Simonetta Cavaciocchi, Fondazione Datini)
  • The economics of building (Simonetta Cavaciocchi, Fondazione Datini)
  • A taste for living (Simonetta Cavaciocchi, Fondazione Datini)
  • Francesco Datini and the painters (Simonetta Cavaciocchi, Fondazione Datini)

A MERCHANT AMONGST MERCHANTS

  • Francesco and the Datini company of Florence in the commercial trading system (Giampiero Nigro, University of Firenze)
  • Avignon: the beginnings (Luciana Frangioni, University of Molise)
  • The Pisa company: a difficult political context (Marcello Berti, University of Pisa)
  • The Genoa company: disappointed expectations (Maria Giagnacovo, University of Molise)
  • The Catalonia company: an almost unexpected success (Angela Orlandi, University of Firenze)
  • A man from Prato in the Maestrazgo. Tuccio di Gennaio, wool merchant (Angela Orlandi, University of Firenze)
  • Lustreware of Valencia (Marco Spallanzani, University of Firenze)

BEYOND THE DATINI COMPANIES

  • Trade with northern Europe (Francesco Guidi Bruscoli, University of Firenze)
  • Milan "is a good land and the basis of our trade" (Luciana Frangioni, University of Molise)
  • The Datini correspondence from Bologna, Ferrara and Parma (Roberto Greci, University of Parma)
  • Francesco Datini and the city of Rome (Luciano Palermo, University of Roma Sapienza)
  • Central and Southern Italy in the Datini system (Luciana Frangioni, University of Molise)

FRANCESCO DATINI: BANKER AND ENTREPRENEUR

  • Francesco di Marco Datini's wool workshops (Francesco Ammannati, University of Firenze)
  • The Banking Company (Giampiero Nigro, University of Firenze)
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