Legal plunder

households and debt collection in late Medieval Europe
  • 326 Pages
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Material culture, Debt, Economic conditions, Collecting of accounts, Hi
StatementDaniel Lord Smail
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG3701 .S5896 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 326 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27212454M
ISBN 100674737288
ISBN 139780674737280
LC Control Number2015041058
OCLC/WorldCa926061458

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"Plunder is a detailed, well written autopsy of how law and our legal system further strengthens the already powerful, while decimating those already located outside the reach of power.

In the world of the post-economic collapse, Plunder is a painfully frightening roadmap decrying the dangers of the exact "legal" practices (derivatives, call Cited by:   Frédéric Bastiat’s unwritten History of Plunder ranks alongside Lord Acton’s History of Liberty and the third volume of Murray Rothbard’s Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought as the greatest libertarian books never written.

Had he lived to a ripe old age, instead of dying at the age of 49 from throat cancer, Bastiat might have finished his magnum opus, Economic.

In short, there is a legal plunder, and it is of this, no doubt, that Mr. de Montalembert speaks. This legal plunder may be only an isolated stain among the legislative measures of the people.

If so, it is best to wipe it out with a minimum of speeches and denunciations — and. The Law (French: La Loi) is an book by Frédéric was written at Mugron two years after the third French Revolution and a few months before his death of tuberculosis at age The essay was influenced by John Locke's Second Treatise on Government and in turn influenced Henry Hazlitt's Economics in One Lesson.

It is the work for which Bastiat is most famous, followed by The. Bastiat’s warnings of the dire effects of legal plunder are as Legal plunder book today as they were the day he first issued them.

The system of legal plunder (which many now cel-ebrate as “democracy”) will erase from everyone’s con-science, he wrote, the distinction between justice and injustice.

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The plundered classes will eventually figure out. But the politician never gives this Legal plunder book thought. His mind turns to organizations, combinations, and arrangements – Legal plunder book or apparently legal. He attempts to remedy the evil by increasing and perpetuating the very thing that caused the evil in the first place: legal plunder.” (The Law, Frederick Bastiat).

“Legal Plunder is only partly about the exploration of grand interpretive ideas using a medieval case study. The book will also stimulate readers interested primarily in debates about the economy, society and culture of late medieval Europe.

Its main conclusions will surely excite discussion and further exploration.”Cited by: 9. Legal plunder, unlike illegal plunder, has been accepted, condoned, and promoted for ages.

Legal plunder is an effort to create virtual perpetual motion through the captured labor of other people. Many individuals do not understand or even recognize legal plunder. Bastiat explained how to recognize legal plunder. When the law becomes a means of plunder it has lost its character of genuine law.

When the law enforcer is permitted to do with others’ lives and property what would be illegal if the citizens did them, the law becomes perverted.

In the world of the post-economic collapse, Plunder is a painfully frightening roadmap decrying the dangers of the exact "legal" practices (derivatives, call options, etc.) that brought on the current economic crisis." (Multinational Monitor, Jan - Feb ) “Without doubt this is an important book.

Jeremiah - ‘Therefore all who devour you will be devoured;And all your adversaries, every one of them, will go into captivity;And those who plunder you will be for plunder,And all who prey upon you I. Plunder Sanctioned.

As Bastiat warned us, once legal plunder becomes socially acceptable, the fatal tendency is for all to join in. The result is disaster. In due course, the distinction between legal plunder and illegal plunder tends to blur.

“ Legal Plunder is only partly about the exploration of grand interpretive ideas using a medieval case study. The book will also stimulate readers interested primarily in debates about the economy, society and culture of late medieval Europe.

Its main conclusions will. Piketty’s countryman Frederic Bastiat coined the perfect term for that more than years ago in his short book The Law. Bastiat called it “legal plunder” and saw it. Read "Legal Plunder Households and Debt Collection in Late Medieval Europe" by Daniel Lord Smail available from Rakuten Kobo.

As a Europe grew rich in the Middle Ages, the well-made clothes, linens, and wares of households often substituted for h.

About Kadashan Speaks,Legal Plunder by Kadashan. I have over 78 highlighted points throughout this book that I can go back to and reference when I need direction or answers to questions.

I really enjoyed this book as it brought me back to the basics of what made our country great. Read How to Identify Legal Plunder of The Law by Frédéric Bastiat. The text begins: But how is this legal plunder to be identified. Quite simply. See if the law takes from some persons what belongs to them, and gives it to other persons to whom it does not belong.

See if the law benefits one citizen at the expense of another by doing what the citizen himself cannot do without committing a crime. Read The Results of Legal Plunder of The Law by Frédéric Bastiat. The text begins: It is impossible to introduce into society a greater change and a greater evil than this: the conversion of the law into an instrument of plunder.

What are the consequences of such a perversion. It would require volumes to describe them all. Thus we must content ourselves with pointing out the most striking. "Plunder is a detailed, well written autopsy of how law and our legal system further strengthens the already powerful, while decimating those already located outside the reach of power.

In the world of the post-economic collapse, Plunder is a painfully frightening roadmap decrying the dangers of the exact "legal" practices (derivatives, call.

“Now, legal plunder can be committed in an infinite number of ways.

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Thus we have an infinite number of plans for organizing it: tariffs, protection, benefits, subsidies, encouragements, progressive taxation, public schools, guaranteed jobs, guaranteed profits, minimum wages, a right to relief, a right to the tools of labor, free credit, and so on, and so on.”.

Bastiat begins his book stating that life, liberty and the ability to create personal property are gifts from God. I can’t do anything about the $ now, but I can encourage our legislators to turn away from legal plunder and to, as Bastiat says at the close of his book, “try liberty, for liberty is an acknowledgement of faith in God and.

Medieval things mattered. No more so than in the Late Middle Ages, when wealth became more ubiquitous. This led to the institutionalisation of legal plunder, explored by a new book by Daniel Lord Smail.

Legal Plunder. Households and Debt Collection in Late Medieval Europe Daniel Lord Smail Harvard University Press, June ISBN Get this from a library. Legal plunder: households and debt collection in late Medieval Europe. [Daniel Lord Smail] -- "As Europe began to grow rich during the Middle Ages, its wealth materialized in the well-made clothes, linens, and wares of ordinary households.

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Such. In the presentation of their new book Plunder: When the Rule of Law Is Illegal, Ugo Mattei and Laura Nader maintained that though the rhetoric of the law has undergone constant changes to adapt to the various social and cultural changes that have occurred during the last years, its complicity in plunder has remained constant.

Legal plunder can be committed in an infinite number of ways. Thus we have an infinite number of plans for organizing it: tariffs, protection, benefits, subsidies, encouragements, progressive.

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If his scheme were implemented, "legal plunder" (a term coined by the 19th century French liberal Frederic Bastiat) would undermine the rule of law, which is meant to safeguard persons and.

His current book, forthcoming as Legal Plunder: Households and Debt Collection in Late Medieval Europe(Harvard University Press, ), approaches transformations in the material culture of the later Middle Ages using household inventories and inventories of debt recovery from Lucca and Marseille.

Smail's work in deep history and neurohistory.As Isabel Wilkerson writes in her brilliant book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, “The people from Texas took Juneteenth Day to Los Angeles, Oakland.Legal plunder, is the act of appropriating, under the laws, the property of others.

This was coined by Frédéric Bastiat, most famously in his book The has since become a concept in libertarian thought, and has been used similarly by others, including Daniel Lord Smail. Today it is the appropriation of the assets of another person by power groups through rules of public law that.