ERIC Number: EJ580687
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Using "The Merchant of Venice" in Teaching Monetary Economics.
Kish-Goodling, Donna M.
Journal of Economic Education, v29 n4 p330-39 Fall 1998
Uses the theme of usury in Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice," and the history of Christian and Jewish beliefs concerning the charging of interest on loans to crystallize lending practices throughout history, particularly the medieval period and the transition to modern capitalism. Outlines themes addressed in the unit and assignments. (DSK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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