Merchants and Profit in the Age of Commerce, 1680–1830: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Merchants and Profit in the Age of Commerce, 1680–1830

1st Edition

Edited by Dominique Margairaz, Yannick Lemarchand, Pierre Gervais


256 pages

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Merchant activity across Europe, America and China during the long eighteenth century is explored in this collection of essays. Using a unique data set from accounts and correspondence, contributors are able to show the fragmented nature of merchant activity and the importance of trust-based social and cultural networks.

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