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Published by Manohar in New Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Commerce -- History.,
  • Mercantile system -- Europe.,
  • Europe -- Commerce -- Asia -- History.,
  • Asia -- Commerce -- Europe -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDietmar Rothermund.
SeriesPerspectives in history -- v. 1
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 170 p. :
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22082281M

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