Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century: The Wheels of Commerce v. 2

Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century: The Wheels of Commerce v. 2

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The subject of "The Wheels of Commerce" is the development of mechanisms of exchange - shops, markets, trade networks, and banking - in the pre-industrial stages of capitalism.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 3 pages
  • 165 x 229 x 44mm | 957g
  • Berkerley, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0520081153
  • 9780520081154
  • 526,322

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'The intricacy of detail and boldness of hypothesis in this book are indisputable, and if one is to do more than skim it, it demands and repays enormous attention...The lavish illustrations are superbly well chosen. The pictures show the endless variety of commercial dealings of which humans are capable.' Jonathan Spence, New York Times Book Review
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"The intricacy of detail and boldness of hypothesis in this book are indisputable, and if one is to do more than skim it, it demands and repays enormous attention. . . . The lavish illustrations are superbly well chosen. The pictures show the endless variety of commercial dealings of which humans are capable."--Jonathan Spence, "New York Times Book Review
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