Date of Award
Master of Arts
The phenomenon of lending at interest has intrigued men for thousands of years. It has been the subject of controversy for centuries. The list of antagonists and protagonists stretches interminably into the past. Philosophers and economists, scholastics and sovereigns, have found, and still find, the interest problem an ever-stimulating questions.
Blakeslee, Arthur Leopold, "Interest : a survey of theory and practice from earliest times to the present day" (1949). Master's Theses. 45.