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The Resource A splendid exchange : how trade shaped the world, William J. Bernstein

A splendid exchange : how trade shaped the world, William J. Bernstein

Label
A splendid exchange : how trade shaped the world
Title
A splendid exchange
Title remainder
how trade shaped the world
Statement of responsibility
William J. Bernstein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the evolution of international trade, from ancient Mesopotamia to today's global marketplace, exploring the influence of commerce on agriculture, technology, politics, and civilization as a whole
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bernstein, William J
Dewey number
382.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HF352
LC item number
.B473 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • International trade
  • International economic relations
  • International business enterprises
  • Globalization
Label
A splendid exchange : how trade shaped the world, William J. Bernstein
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [429]-447) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sumer -- The straits of trade -- Camels, perfumes, and prophets -- The Baghdad-Canton express -- The taste of trade and the captives of trade -- The disease of trade -- Da Gama's urge -- A world encompassed -- The coming of corporations -- Transplants -- The triumph and tragedy of free trade -- What Henry Bessemer wrought -- Collapse -- The Battle of Seattle
Control code
ocm176987983
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 467 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780871139795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)176987983
  • (Sirsi) a938991
Label
A splendid exchange : how trade shaped the world, William J. Bernstein
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [429]-447) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sumer -- The straits of trade -- Camels, perfumes, and prophets -- The Baghdad-Canton express -- The taste of trade and the captives of trade -- The disease of trade -- Da Gama's urge -- A world encompassed -- The coming of corporations -- Transplants -- The triumph and tragedy of free trade -- What Henry Bessemer wrought -- Collapse -- The Battle of Seattle
Control code
ocm176987983
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 467 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780871139795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)176987983
  • (Sirsi) a938991

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