Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century, Vol. II: The Wheels of Commerce

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University of California Press, 1982 - Business & Economics - 3 pages
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The subject of The Wheels of Commerce is the development of mechanisms of exchange—shops, markets, trade networks, and banking—in the pre-industrial stages of capitalism.
 

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Contents

Foreword page
21
Intervention by the towns 36
79
Fairtime carnivaltime 85 Development of
94
money
112
A world of pedlars or of wholesalers? 120 Indian
125
A wildfowlers stall Rome
133
MARKETS AND THE ECONOMY
138
Bill of exchange eighteenth century
146
Gold production in eighteenthcentury Brazil
348
Transport and capitalist enterprise
349
Getting out of port
364
Overland transport 350 River traffic 357 At sea
369
at ground
395
Individual firms and merchant companies
433
Limited partnerships 438 Joint stock companies
439
The Court Room of the Merchant Adventurers Hall
450

Foodstuffs on display in Mexico City eighteenth century
162
Trading profits supply and demand
168
which
180
A Brazilian sugar mill seventeenth century
192
Firms and their catchment areas 184 The catchment
194
National economies and the balance of trade 104
204
The Lord Mayors Show in London 1750
213
Traditional market in Dahomey twentieth century
226
The selfregulating market 224 The market through
229
The forest of Troncais
240
the reality 239 Fixed capital circulating capital
242
Land and money
249
The same mansion in the seventeenth century
253
numbers inertia productivity 254 Poverty
262
Vineyards in Beaujolais
266
English traders in the West Indies eighteenth century
280
Overcoming the barriers 264 From the margins
294
A fourfold classification 298 Is Bourgins classifi
309
The Verlagssystem 316 The Verlags
329
shortterm economic fluctuations 450 The com
453
The wife of the Lord Mayor of London seventeenth
468
Noblemen in Venice
472
Pierre Seguier in his library seventeenth century
486
Mechanized spinningwheels in Leyden sixteenth century
501
The allpervasive state
514
Gibbets in Holland
517
The tasks of the state 515 Maintaining law
525
Budgets and economic trends
531
Sculpture from the house of Jacques Coeur fifteenth
533
Paying the troops by Callot
548
mer
549
Civilizations do not always put up a fight
555
A warning to usurers f1fteenth century
561
a good explanation 569
569
Northern ships getting the best of it in the Indian Ocean
574
The miracles of longdistance trade 582 The ideas
594
Index
651
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Fernan Braudel was the author of several acclaimed histories, including "A History of Civilizations", "On History", "The Structures of Everyday Life", & "The Wheels of Commerce". He died in 1985.