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The Merchant Republics analyzes the ways in which three major economic powerhouses Amsterdam, Antwerp, and Hamburg developed dual identities as communities of commerce and as republics over the course of the long eighteenth century c 1648 1790 In addition to discussing the qualities that made these three cities alike, this volume also considers the very real differences that derived from their dissimilar histories, political structures, economic fates, and cultural expectations While all valued both their republicanism and their merchant identities, each presented a different face to the world and each made the transition from an early modern republic to a modern city in a different manner....

Title : The Merchant Republics: Amsterdam, Antwerp, and Hamburg, 1648-1790
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ISBN : 1107426294
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : Cambridge University Press Reprint edition February 2, 2017
Number of Pages : 374 pages
File Size : 786 KB
Status : Available For Download
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