A History of Commerce (Classic Reprint)


SKU: 1330568095Category:

Excerpt from A History of Commerce

The year 1914 marks one of the great turning points in history. I have accordingly revised the part Of this book covering the recent’period to close the narrative at that date, and have added another part, covering the history Of commerce in the war and in the two or three years Of peace immediately following. The commerce Of the great nations of the world has departed since 1914 far from its accustomed paths and forms. In my attempt to make intelligible the commercial changes Of the time I have had to take account Of matters in public finance, currency and foreign exchange which are usually treated apart from the history Of international trade. I have thought it better, by touching on these outside subjects, to show the reasons for the course which commerce has followed, rather than to omit the reasons because they are hard for the student Of the history of commerce to understand.

About the Publisher

Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “A History of Commerce (Classic Reprint)”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *