1st Edition

Mercantilist Theory and Practice Vol 1 The History of British Mercantilism

By Lars Magnusson Copyright 2008
    444 Pages
    by Routledge

    'England is a nation of shopkeepers'. Long before Napolean disdainfully paraphrased Adam Smith, British commerce had become a motor for economic growth and increased state power. This four-volume facsimile edition brings together a range of rare seventeenth- and eighteenth-century documents about the mercantile system.