Trade in the Pre-modern Era, 1400–1700

The Growth of the World Economy series

Edited by Douglas A. Irwin, Department of Economics, Dartmouth College, US

This is the first title in The Growth of the World Economy series and collects together the most significant research and scholarship on a crucial period in the growth of international trade, from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries.

This three hundred year span saw a dramatic expansion in the volume of world trade. Trade during this period became more truly international due to the rise of the nation-state in Europe.

1996 952 pp Hardback 978 1 85278 989 3 £373.00 £335.70 $541.00 $486.90

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