The Resource A splendid exchange : how trade shaped the world from prehistory to today, William J. Bernstein, (ebook)

A splendid exchange : how trade shaped the world from prehistory to today, William J. Bernstein, (ebook)

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A splendid exchange : how trade shaped the world from prehistory to today
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A splendid exchange
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how trade shaped the world from prehistory to today
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William J. Bernstein
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eng
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A Financial Times and Economist Best Book of the Year exploring world trade from Mesopotamia in 3,000 BC to modern globalization. How did trade evolve to the point where we don't think twice about biting into an apple from the other side of the world? In A Splendid Exchange, William J. Bernstein, bestselling author of The Birth of Plenty, traces the story of global commerce from its prehistoric origins to the myriad controversies surrounding it today. Journey from ancient sailing ships carrying silk from China to Rome in the second century to the rise and fall of the Portuguese monopoly on spices in the sixteenth; from the American trade battles of the early twentieth century to the modern era of televisions from Taiwan, lettuce from Mexico, and T-shirts from China. Bernstein conveys trade and globalization not in political terms, but rather as an ever-evolving historical constant, like war or religion, that will continue to foster the growth of intellectual capital, shrink the world, and propel the trajectory of the human species
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Midwest
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Bernstein, William J
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382.09
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • International trade
  • International economic relations
  • International business enterprises
  • Globalization
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adult
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A splendid exchange : how trade shaped the world from prehistory to today, William J. Bernstein, (ebook)
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9781555848439
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT12178384
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12178384
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A splendid exchange : how trade shaped the world from prehistory to today, William J. Bernstein, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781555848439
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12178384
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12178384
System control number
MWT12178384
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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