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The Resource Cities of commerce : the institutional foundations of international trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650, Oscar Gelderblom

Cities of commerce : the institutional foundations of international trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650, Oscar Gelderblom

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Cities of commerce : the institutional foundations of international trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650
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Cities of commerce
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the institutional foundations of international trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650
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Oscar Gelderblom
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Cities of Commerce develops a model of institutional change in European commerce based on urban rivalry. Cities continuously competed with each other by adapting commercial, legal, and financial institutions to the evolving needs of merchants. Oscar Gelderblom traces the successive rise of Bruges, Antwerp, and Amsterdam to commercial primacy between 1250 and 1650, showing how dominant cities feared being displaced by challengers while lesser cities sought to keep up by cultivating policies favorable to trade. He argues that it was this competitive urban network that promoted open-acc
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The Princeton economic history of the Western world
Cities of commerce : the institutional foundations of international trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650, Oscar Gelderblom
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Cities of commerce : the institutional foundations of international trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650, Oscar Gelderblom
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt32bc37
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Introduction -- Commercial cities -- The organization of exchange -- Crossing borders -- Conflict resolution -- The protection of trade -- Dealing with losses -- Conclusion
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