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A Country Merchant, 1495-1520Trading and Farming at the End of the Middle Ages

A Country Merchant, 1495-1520: Trading and Farming at the End of the Middle Ages

Christopher Dyer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199214242
eISBN:
9780191740954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214242.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

A wool merchant on the edge of the Cotswolds, John Heritage of Moreton in Marsh, traded between 1498 and 1520, and kept a record of his business in an account book. At this time commerce played a ... More

Customs and ExciseTrade, Production, and Consumption in England 1640-1845

Customs and Excise: Trade, Production, and Consumption in England 1640-1845

William J. Ashworth

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259212
eISBN:
9780191717918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259212.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This book traces the growth of customs and excise, and their integral role in shaping the framework of industrial England; including state power, technical advance, and the evolution of a consumer ... More

The History of the British Coal Industry: Volume 1: Before 1700Towards the Age of Coal

The History of the British Coal Industry: Volume 1: Before 1700: Towards the Age of Coal

John Hatcher

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198282822
eISBN:
9780191684418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198282822.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

Well before 1700, Britain had become heavily dependent upon coal for its fuel, and coalmining had taken its place among the nation's staple industries. This book traces the production and trade of ... More

Silent PartnersWomen as Public Investors during Britain's Financial Revolution, 1690-1750

Silent Partners: Women as Public Investors during Britain's Financial Revolution, 1690-1750

Amy M. Froide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198767985
eISBN:
9780191821837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767985.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

Silent Partners restores women to their part in the story of England’s Financial Revolution. Women were active participants in London’s first stock market beginning in the 1690s and on through the ... More

Sugar and SpiceGrocers and Groceries in Provincial England, 1650-1830

Sugar and Spice: Grocers and Groceries in Provincial England, 1650-1830

Jon Stobart

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199577927
eISBN:
9780191744884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577927.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

Consumers in eighteenth-century England were firmly embedded in an expanding world of goods, one that incorporated a range of novel foods (tobacco, chocolate, coffee and tea) and new supplies of more ... More

William PettyAnd the Ambitions of Political Arithmetic

William Petty: And the Ambitions of Political Arithmetic

Ted McCormick

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547890
eISBN:
9780191720529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547890.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

William Petty (1623–1687) was a founding figure in the history of social science, an architect of English colonial power in Ireland, and a champion of the new empirical and mechanical philosophy at ... More

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