Overseas Trade and Traders: Essays on the Commercial, Financial and Political Challenges of British Atlantic Merchants, 1600-1775

Overseas Trade and Traders: Essays on the Commercial, Financial and Political Challenges of British Atlantic Merchants, 1600-1775

by Jacob M. Price
     
 

ISBN-10: 0860785912

ISBN-13: 9780860785910

Pub. Date: 12/01/1996

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780860785910
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
12/01/1996
Series:
Collected Studies Series
Pages:
321
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 5.91(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Articles on Economic History, 1954-1996: A Chronological List
Acknowledgements
IColonial trade and British economic development, 1660-1775
IIWhat did merchants do? Reflections on British overseas trade, 1660-1790
IIIThe great Quaker business families of eighteenth century London: the rise and fall of a sectarian patriciate
IVEnglish Quaker merchants and the war at sea, 1689-1783
VDirections for the conduct of a merchant's counting house, 1766
VIMultilateralism and/or bilateralism: the settlement of British trade balances with 'the North', ca. 1700
VIIMultilateralism revisited: a further note on the settlement of British trade balances with 'the North', ca. 1660-1760
VIIIThe Bank of England's discount activity and the merchants of London, 1694-1773
IXGlasgow, the tobacco trade, and the Scottish customs, 1707-1730
XThe excise affair revisited: the administrative and colonial dimensions of a parliamentary crisis
Index

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