Merchants and Revolution: Commercial Change, Political Conflict, and London's Overseas Traders, 1550-1653

Merchants and Revolution Commercial Change Political Conflict and London s Overseas Traders Merchants and Revolution examines the activities of London s merchant community during the early Stuart period Proposing a new understanding of long term commercial change Robert Brenner explains the

  • Title: Merchants and Revolution: Commercial Change, Political Conflict, and London's Overseas Traders, 1550-1653
  • Author: RobertBrenner
  • ISBN: 9781859843338
  • Page: 268
  • Format: Paperback
  • Merchants and Revolution examines the activities of London s merchant community during the early Stuart period Proposing a new understanding of long term commercial change, Robert Brenner explains the factors behind the opening of long distance commerce to the south and east, describing how the great City merchants wielded power to exploit emerging business opportunities,Merchants and Revolution examines the activities of London s merchant community during the early Stuart period Proposing a new understanding of long term commercial change, Robert Brenner explains the factors behind the opening of long distance commerce to the south and east, describing how the great City merchants wielded power to exploit emerging business opportunities, and he profiles the new colonial traders, who became the chief architects of the Commonwealth s dynamic commercial policy.

    One thought on “Merchants and Revolution: Commercial Change, Political Conflict, and London's Overseas Traders, 1550-1653”

    1. Gave up halfway: too many names, too many details, too long. Brenner deals with the minutiae, which may be admirable but I am not *that* interested in the currant trade or lobbying the king for monopolies.

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