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Encyclopedia of world trade : from ancient times to the present

An alphabetically arranged encyclopedia designed as a reference tool for those wishing to learn about trade in history and its impact on social and political issues in given periods. Treating the subject across time, from the ancient world to the present, the 450 topical, biographical, and broad-issue essays cover a variety of topics, from specific countries, regions, and continents to trade organizations, such as the Hanseatic League and World Trade Organization, to biographical entries for those who have influenced world commerce, such as Christopher Columbus and Peter the Great
Print Book, English, ©2005
Sharpe Reference, Armonk, NY, ©2005