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Title The Portugal trade : a study of Anglo-Portuguese commerce, 1700-1770 / H.E.S. Fisher.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, [2006, 1971]


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 171 pages) : illustrations, map, portrait
Series Economic history ; 117
Economic history ; 117.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-162) and index.
Note Includes indexes.
Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Great Britain -- Commerce -- Portugal.
Portugal -- Commerce -- Great Britain.
Great Britain.
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication page; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Plates; List of Text Figures; Abbreviations; Introduction; The Course of Anglo-Portuguese Trade 1700-1770; 1 Expansion to 1760; 2 Contraction in the 1760s; Commercial Organization; 3 Textiles to Portugal and Brazil; 4 Foodstuffs to Portugal; 5 The Wine Trade; 6 The Employment of Merchant Shipping; 7 Bullion to England; The Pattern of Fluctuations; 8 Seasonal and Yearly Fluctuations; Foreign Trade and the Economy; 9 The Portugal Trade and English Economic Development.
Note on the use of the official English trade statisticsAppendixes; List of Sources and Works Consulted; Index.
Summary Historians have long considered the ways in which the expansion of English trade beyond Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries contributed to the growth of English overseas trade as a whole, and to the coming of the Industrial Revolution. Their concentration on trade between England and her own colonies has led them, however, to neglect the importance of trade with the Spanish and Portuguese colonies in the Americas. Dr Fisher's examination of Anglo-Portuguese trade between 1700 and 1770, and of the commercial links between the English North American colonies and Portugal, thus.
Other Title Print version: Fisher, Harold Edward Stephen. Portugal trade 0415379792