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Customs Evasion, Colonial Preference and the British Tariff, 1829-1842

Lars U. Scholl

in Merchants and Mariners: Selected Maritime Writings of David M. Williams

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128886
eISBN:
9781786944764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128886.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines customs evasion and the indirect trade practises of Britain with regard to Baltic timber (imported via North America) and South American coffee. Williams argues that customs ... More


Macau as a centre for Chinese control of the European “barbarians”

Rogério Miguel Puga

in The British Presence in Macau, 1635-1793

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139798
eISBN:
9789888180752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139798.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Emperor of China, with the aim of gathering profits from trade with the foreigners, all the while attempting to keep them as far away as possible from mainland China, proposed to the Portuguese ... More


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