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Response to Review of A Country Merchant, 1495-1520: Trading and Farming at the End of the Middle Ages

It is often a slightly strange experience, after one has lived with a book for many years, and after you imagine that you have considered it from every possible angle, to find that the reviewer sees it in new ways. Dr Colson points out that there is a developing trend for writing about general themesContinue reading “Response to Review of A Country Merchant, 1495-1520: Trading and Farming at the End of the Middle Ages”

Response to Review no. 294

John Langdon has made some very positive comments on my book, and I am naturally pleased that he has praised it in a number of ways. The purpose of these dialogues between authors and reviewers is not, however, to exchange compliments and thanks, but to engage in debate on issues which are of general interest.Continue reading “Response to Review no. 294”