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Author Taviani, Carlo

Title The Making of the Modern Corporation The Casa Di San Giorgio and Its Legacy (1446-1720)
Published Milton : Taylor & Francis Group, 2022

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Description 1 online resource (265 p.)
Contents Cover -- Half Title -- Series -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- Introductory Chapter. Debating the Origins of Business Corporations -- 1. The German Historical School of Law (Nineteenth-Twentieth Centuries) -- 2. Scholarship on the East India Companies -- 3. New Institutional Economics and Social Ontology -- Part I Finance and Organization of the Casa di San Giorgio (1407-1518) -- 1 Origins and Foundation of San Giorgio -- 1.1. The Comperae and the Sea Ventures -- 1.2. The Maona -- 1.2.1. The Puzzle of the Maona
1.2.2. Applying Institutional Analysis to the Maona -- 1.3. Origins of San Giorgio -- 2 Financial and Fiscal Features of San Giorgio -- 2.1. Shares and Interests -- 2.1.1. The Loca -- 2.1.2. The Pagae -- 2.2. Loans and Taxes -- 2.2.1. The Gabelle -- 2.2.2. A Tax on Capital -- 2.2.3. The End of Direct Taxation -- 2.2.4. Lending to Dukes and Popes -- 2.2.5. Locking in Capital -- 2.3. San Giorgio as a Bank -- 2.4. Other Aspects -- 2.4.1. The Moltiplichi and the Genoese Families -- 2.4.2. Salt -- 3 San Giorgio's Political Features -- 3.1. Genoese Families -- 3.2. Offices
3.3. Genoese Political Instability -- 3.4. Interest Rate and Political Transformations -- 3.5. Factions -- 3.6. Land and Sea -- Part II The Casa di San Giorgio's Territories (1407-1518) -- 4 Origins of San Giorgio's Territorial Power -- 4.1. Sources -- 4.2. A Territorial State's Accountability -- 4.3. Pietrasanta: Land for Debt -- 4.4. Famagusta: The First Contract -- 5 On the Black Sea -- 5.1. A Multifaceted Landscape -- 5.2. Usury -- 5.3. Crusades -- 5.4. The End of "Colonies" -- 6 In Liguria and Corsica -- 6.1. Corsica, a World Unto Itself -- 6.2. Lunigiana's Owners
6.3. Paying to Be Governed: Liguria -- 6.3.1. Ventimiglia -- 6.3.2. Levanto -- 6.4. The End of the Territorial Dominion -- Part III Genoa's Two Seats of Power: The Commune and San Giorgio (1453-66) -- 7 Contra San Giorgio -- 7.1. The Officium Monetae -- 7.2. First Memorial Against San Giorgio -- 7.3. The Boteschi -- 7.4. Second Memorial Against San Giorgio -- 7.5. Attempting to Take Over the Commune (1453-58) -- 7.6. Francesco Sforza (1464) -- 8 Machiavelli and San Giorgio -- 8.1. Machiavelli Encountering Genoese Merchants -- 8.2. Florentine Histories, VIII, 29 -- 8.3. Late Genoese Debate
8.4. Anachronistic References to Machiavelli -- Part IV The Casa di San Giorgio's Model (1518-1791) -- 9 The Dutch East India Company (VOC) and San Giorgio -- 9.1. Ambassadors' Views on the VOC's Political Role -- 9.2. Paul de Choart de Buzanval -- 9.3. The Foundation of the VOC -- 9.4. Analysis of Buzanval's Text -- 9.5. Buzanval's Text in Context -- 9.6. Genoese Traders and the East Indies -- 9.7. The Following Century: Ferdinando Galiani -- 10 The Bank of England and San Giorgio -- 10.1. Foundation of the Bank of England -- 10.2. English Bank Founders and Machiavelli
Notes Description based upon print version of record
10.3. Founders of Banks and Machiavelli in North America
Subject Financial institutions.
Financial institutions -- Italy -- Genoa -- History
financial institutions (institutions)
Diplomatic relations
Financial institutions
Genoa (Italy) -- Foreign relations.
Italy -- Genoa
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1000590291
9781000590296