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The Eastern Ports

Emily Erikson

in Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159065
eISBN:
9781400850334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159065.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter argues that the English Company was most successful in ports with a large local merchant class already adept at overseas trade. The captains were able to engage in trade because of ... More


Commercial Cities

Oscar Gelderblom

in Cities of Commerce: The Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142883
eISBN:
9781400848591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142883.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines how the competition between neighboring ports led Bruges, Antwerp, and Amsterdam to adapt institutional arrangements to the needs of international traders. It considers how ... More


Ottoman Suakin 1541–1865: Lost and Found

MICHAEL MALLINSON, LAURENCE SMITH, COLIN BREEN, WES FORSYTHE, and JACKE PHILLIPS

in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264423
eISBN:
9780191734793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264423.003.0024
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The island town of Suakin (Ott. Sevvakin) was one of the major Red Sea ports and, for a short period, the capital of the Ottoman eyelet of Habes. It lies 60 kilometres south of present-day Port ... More


Edo Period Riches

Martin Dusinberre

in Hard Times in the Hometown: A History of Community Survival in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835248
eISBN:
9780824871819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835248.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores how the people of Kaminoseki and Murotsu saw, in the “beautiful” harbor that formed to the west of the straits, an opportunity. Their landscape could generate money, and by the ... More


Return & Patronage: Bristol to Pembrokeshire

Heather Dalton

in Merchants and Explorers: Roger Barlow, Sebastian Cabot, and Networks of Atlantic Exchange 1500–1560

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199672059
eISBN:
9780191773747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672059.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter opens with Roger Barlow’s arrival in the trading port of Bristol, where his brother, John Barlow, was dean of the College of Westbury-on-Trym. It looks at Barlow’s marriage to a rich ... More


History, Politics, and Ceramics: The Ceramic Sequence of Trinidad de Nosotros, El Petén, Guatemala

Matthew D. Moriarty

in Motul de San José: Politics, History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041902
eISBN:
9780813043425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041902.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The last decades of the seventh century AD witnessed a dramatic upheaval in the structure and organization of lowland Maya politics, including Tikal's return to prominence. Recent investigations by ... More


. Louisbourg, 1745–1746

Douglas Edward Leach

in Roots of Conflict: British Armed Forces and Colonial Americans, 1677-1763

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842584
eISBN:
9781469603988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898796_leach.8
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the period when France entered the War of the 1740s as an ally of Spain. French and Indian raiding parties again threatened the exposed northern frontier of New England, while ... More


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