This work examines the large community of Sake brewer-moneylenders in Japan's capital city, focusing on their rise to prominence from the mid-1300s to 1550. Their guild tie to overlords was forged early in the medieval period, giving them a protected monopoly and allowing them to flourish.
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Book Description University of Hawaii Press, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110824819292