eBook Encyclopedia of World Trade: From Ancient Times to the Present, 1st Edition

  • Cynthia Clark Northrup
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  • ISBN-10: 0765682680
  • ISBN-13: 9780765682680
  • DDC: 382.03
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1552 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Here is the definitive reference on the history of trade in all time periods. It traces the historical and contemporary interaction of trade, commerce, and culture in fascinating detail. Encyclopedia of World Trade offers readers and researchers from high school level and above a complete account of the central role of commerce in world affairs. It examines the exchange of commodities, cultures, practices, technologies, and ideas between civilizations and nations from ancient times to the present. It also covers topics as varied as trade routes and ports, markets and economic systems, trade goods and influences, and social and cultural issues.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Encyclopedia of World Trade: Table of Contents.
Introduction: World Trade in History.
A-Z Entries.
1: Abbasid Caliphate (750–1258).
2: Advertising.
3: Aegean Sea.
4: Africa.
5: Agora.
6: Agriculture.
7: Aircraft.
8: Alexander the Great (356–323 B.C.E.).
9: Alexandria.
10: Alphabet, Aramaic.
11: Alphabet, Cyrillic.
12: Alphabet, Greek.
13: Alphabet, Latin.
14: Alphabet, Phoenician.
15: Alsace and Lorraine.
16: Amazon River.
17: Amber.
18: Amber Routes.
19: American Federation of Labor–Congress of Industrial Organizations.
20: American Revolution.
21: Amsterdam.
22: Anglo-Dutch Wars.
23: Animals.
24: Appian Way.
25: Arabs.
26: Archaeology.
27: Argentina.
28: Arkwright, Richard (1732–1792).
29: Armenians.
30: Art.
31: Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
32: Assyrian Empire.
33: Astrolabe.
34: Aswan High Dam.
35: Athens, Ancient.
36: Atlantic Trade.
37: Automobiles.
38: Aviation.
39: Aztecs.
40: Babylonian Empire.
41: Balance of Trade.
42: Bantu Migrations.
43: Bardi House of Banking.
44: Baroque.
45: Barter.
46: Batavia (Jakarta).
47: Bell, Alexander Graham (1847–1922).
48: Berbers.
49: Berenice.
50: Bioterrorism.
51: Black Death.
52: Black Sea.
53: Bolshevism.
54: Bourgeoisie.
55: Boxer Rebellion.
56: Brazil.
57: Bribery.
58: British Commonwealth.
59: British East India Company.
60: British Empire.
61: British–South American Trade Relations.
62: Buddhism.
63: Bugis.
64: Byzantine Empire.
65: Cacao.
66: Calicut.
67: Capitalism.
68: Caravans.
69: Caribbean.
70: Carnegie, Andrew (1835–1919).
71: Carolingian Empire.
72: Cartels.
73: Cartography.
74: Castles.
75: Central Africa.
76: China.
77: Chinese Dynasties.
78: Chinese-Japanese Trade.
79: Chocolate.
80: Cholera.
81: Christianity.
82: Cities.
83: Climate.
84: Climate Change.
85: Clive, Robert (1725–1774).
86: Coffee.
87: Coinage.
88: Cold War.
89: Colonization.
90: Columbian Exchange.
91: Columbus, Chrisopher (1451–1506).
92: Combination Acts (1799, 1800).
93: Comintern.
94: Communication.
95: Communism.
96: Comparative Advantage.
97: Compass.
98: Competition.
99: Computers.
100: Confucius (551–479 B.C.E.).
101: Constantinople (Byzantium, Istanbul).
102: Consumerism.
103: Containment.
104: Continental System.
105: Cook, James (1728–1779).
106: Copper.
107: Copyright.
108: Corn.
109: Corn Laws.
110: Corporations.
111: Cotton.
112: Cotton Gin.
113: Council for Mutual Economic Assistance.
114: Cowries.
115: Crete.
116: Crimean War (1854–1856).
117: Crop Rotation.
118: Cross-Staff.
119: Crusades.
120: Crystal Palace.
121: Cuba.
122: Cuneiform.
123: Cyprus.
124: Danube River.
125: Dardanelles.
126: Dark Ages.
127: Delian League.
128: Department Stores.
129: Diamonds.
130: Diasporas.
131: Dirhams.
132: Disease.
133: Disputes and Arbitration, International.
134: Donkey.
135: Drake, Francis (1540–1596).
136: Drugs.
137: Dutch.
138: Dyula.
139: East Asia.
140: Economic Consequences of the Peace, The (1919).
141: Economics, Classical.
142: Edison, Thomas Alva (1847–1931).
143: Egypt.
144: Egypt, Ancient.
145: Electricity.
146: Elizabeth I (1533–1603).
147: Embargoes.
148: Empire Building.
149: Energy.
150: Engels, Friedrich (1820–1895).
151: England's Treasure by Foreign Trade (1664).
152: Entertainment.
153: Etruscans.
154: European–African Trade.
155: European–Asian Trade.
156: European Trade, Intracontinental.
157: European Union.
158: Exchange Rates.
159: Exploration and Trade.
160: Extraterritoriality.
161: Fairs, International Trade.
162: Fertilizer.
163: Festivals and Fairs, Medieval.
164: Feudalism.
165: Finance and Credit.
166: Financial Institutions.
167: Flax.
168: Florence.
169: Food and Diet.
170: Ford Motor Company.
171: Foreign Aid.
172: Frankincense and Myrrh.
173: Franklin, Benjamin (1706–1790).
174: Frederick II (1712–1786).
175: Free Trade.
176: Freemasonry.
177: French Empire.
178: French Revolution.
179: Fruits.
180: Fugger Family.
181: Fur.
182: Gandhi, Mohandas (1869–1948).
183: Garamantian Empire.
184: Gemstones.
185: General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (1947).
186: General Electric Company.
187: General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money, The (1936).
188: Genoa.
189: German Empires.
190: Ghana.
191: Ghaznavids.
192: Glass.
193: Globalization.
194: Gold.