Trade and Urban Development in Poland: An Economic Geography of Cracow, from Its Origins to 1795

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Cambridge University Press, Apr 20, 2006 - Business & Economics - 536 pages
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This study uses the experience of Cracow to illuminate general patterns of trade and urban growth in Central and Eastern Europe over several centuries. Dr. Carter describes the regions and places of special significance for Cracow's trade development, and examines the principal trading flows and commodity movements within the overall context of European economic and social change. Trade and Urban Development in Poland will make a major contribution to our understanding of the historical geography of Central and Eastern Europe.
  

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Contents

Cracow in context
1
2Source materials and published literature
18
3Cracows early development
42
4The political situation of Cracow 12571500
63
5 European trade through Cracow 12571500
87
6 The political situation of Cracow 15001795
170
7 The commerce of Cracow 15001795
195
a final appraisal
340
Polish resume
360
Important dates in Cracows history up to 1795
363
Notes
367
Select bibliography
493
Index
498
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