Trade and Urban Development in Poland: An Economic Geography of Cracow, from its Origins to 1795

Trade and Urban Development in Poland: An Economic Geography of Cracow, from its Origins to 1795

by F. W. Carter
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521024382

ISBN-13: 9780521024389

Pub. Date: 03/31/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This study uses the experience of Cracow to illuminate general patterns of trade and urban growth in Central and Eastern Europe over several centuries. Dr. Carter describes the regions and places of special significance for Cracow's trade development, and examines the principal trading flows and commodity movements within the overall context of European economic

Overview

This study uses the experience of Cracow to illuminate general patterns of trade and urban growth in Central and Eastern Europe over several centuries. Dr. Carter describes the regions and places of special significance for Cracow's trade development, and examines the principal trading flows and commodity movements within the overall context of European economic and social change. Trade and Urban Development in Poland will make a major contribution to our understanding of the historical geography of Central and Eastern Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521024389
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2006
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography Series, #20
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: Cracow in context; 2. Source materials and published literature; 3. Cracow's early development; 4. Political situation of Cracow, 1257–1500; 5. European trade through Cracow; 6. Political situation of Cracow, 1500–1795; 7. The commerce of Cracow, 1500–1795; 8. Cracow: a final appraisal; Polish résumé; Appendix; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.

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