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Dutch Primacy in World Trade, 1585–1740

Dutch Primacy in World Trade, 1585–1740

Jonathan I. Israel

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198211396
eISBN:
9780191678196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211396.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

Despite its small size and population, the Dutch Republic functioned as the hub of world trade, shipping, and finance for nearly two centuries. This is the first detailed account of that hegemony ... More

Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century

Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century

Rafael Torres Sánchez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784111
eISBN:
9780191826702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784111.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

This book offers a new slant on the relations between warfare and state construction. Historians looking at how war funding impinged on state development, and how state growth made wars more ... More

Regional Identity and Economic ChangeThe Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Tom Scott

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

The current debate about the best methods of European organization — central or regional — is influenced by an awareness of regional identity, which offers an alternative to the rigidities of ... More

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