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Merchant Colonies in the Early Modern Period

1st Edition

Edited by Victor N Zakharov, Gelina Harlaftis, Olga Katsiardi-Hering


256 pages

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Merchant colonies were a significant factor for economic growth in Europe during the early modern period. The essays in this collection look at merchant colonies across Europe, assessing their function, legal status, interaction with local traders and assimilation into their host countries.

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HISTORY / Europe / General