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Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815

Olaf Uwe Janzen

Abstract

This journal presents the challenges faced by maritime merchants operating in the North Atlantic in the early modern period, and examines the opportunities, aspirations, and methods utilised in the pursuit of profitable trade. The journal collects nine essays and a reflective conclusion, which cumulatively explore the major themes of trade within empires; growth of trade; new initiatives within trade empires; government initiatives in relation to maritime mercantile trade; merchant migration; and changes in international trade. The journal attempts to provide scholarly insight and perspectives ... More

Keywords: Colonial Trade, Transatlantic Trade, Maritime Migration, Maritime Merchants, Maritime Economics, Early Modern Maritime Culture, Slave Trade

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780968128855
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780968128855.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Olaf Uwe Janzen, editor

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