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Commodity Exchange

Jessica Yirush Stern

in Lives in Objects: Native Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631486
eISBN:
9781469631509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631486.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Southeastern Indians and British settlers used both asocial and social forms of exchange, and thus commodity exchange was not a foreign concept to either party. Under the logic of mercantilism, the ... More


The Wartime Inheritance, 1912–1922

MARK MAZOWER

in Greece and the Inter-War Economic Crisis

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202059
eISBN:
9780191675126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202059.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

Greece emerged from a decade of wars (1912–22) completely transformed. The economic problems of Old Greece remained to be solved, but the solution was complicated by the tangle of new difficulties ... More


Elizabethan Foundations 1570–1640

Paul Slack

in The Invention of Improvement: Information and Material Progress in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199645916
eISBN:
9780191757754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645916.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter identifies some of the foundations of improvement in the economic policies and projects of Elizabethan and early Stuart governments, in the enterprises of mercantile companies pursuing ... More


Politicians, the Media, and Negative Perceptions of Trade’s National Effect

Alexandra Guisinger

in American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190651824
eISBN:
9780190651862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651824.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 7 explores how the framing of trade in public discourse – mass media and political campaigns –supports the disconnect between mass and elite opinion: while academic elites have stressed the ... More


Characterising Economics: Thomas Middleton and William Rowley's The Changeling

Bradley D. Ryner

in Performing Economic Thought: English Drama and Mercantile Writing 1600-1642

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684656
eISBN:
9780748697113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684656.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The relationship between individuals and economic systems was of great concern to mercantile writers. ‘Balance of trade’ theorists Thomas Mun and Edward Misselden suggested that impersonal economic ... More


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