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Cities of Commerce - a book by Gelderblom, Oscar

Cities of Commerce

The Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650

Cities of Commerce( )
Author: Gelderblom, Oscar
Series title:The Princeton Economic History of the Western World Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $37.50
Book Description:

Cities of Commerce develops a model of institutional change in European commerce based on urban rivalry. Cities continuously competed with each other by adapting commercial, legal, and financial institutions to the evolving needs of merchants. Oscar Gelderblom traces the successive rise of Bruges, Antwerp, and Amsterdam to commercial primacy between 1250 and 1650, showing how dominant cities feared being displaced by challengers while lesser cities sought to keep up by...
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Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Commerce
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.357 x 9.36 x 0.948 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds

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