A splendid exchange
William J. Bernstein
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A splendid exchange

how trade shaped the world

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This edition was published in by Grove Press in New York.

Written in English

467 pages

Traces the evolution of international trade, from ancient Mesopotamia to today's global marketplace, exploring the influence of commerce on agriculture, technology, politics, and civilization as a whole.

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A splendid exchange

First published in 2008



Work Description

Traces the evolution of international trade, from ancient Mesopotamia to today's global marketplace, exploring the influence of commerce on agriculture, technology, politics, and civilization as a whole.

A splendid exchange

how trade shaped the world

This edition was published in by Grove Press in New York.


Edition Description

Traces the evolution of international trade, from ancient Mesopotamia to today's global marketplace, exploring the influence of commerce on agriculture, technology, politics, and civilization as a whole.

Table of Contents

Sumer
The straits of trade
Camels, perfumes, and prophets
The Baghdad-Canton express
The taste of trade and the captives of trade
The disease of trade
Da Gama's urge
A world encompassed
The coming of corporations
Transplants
The triumph and tragedy of free trade
What Henry Bessemer wrought
Collapse
The Battle of Seattle.

Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c2008.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [429]-447) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
382.09
Library of Congress
HF352

The Physical Object

Pagination
x, 467 p., [16] p. of plates
Number of pages
467

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL27146249M
ISBN 10
0802144160
ISBN 13
9780802144164
OCLC/WorldCat
262431086

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