History of World Trade in Maps
This gorgeous book includes more than 70 maps giving a visual representation of the history of World Commerce, accompanied by text which tells the extraordinary story of the merchants, adventurers, middle-men and monarchs who bought, sold, explored and fought in search of profit and power.
Trade is the lifeblood of nations. It has provided vital goods and wealth to countries and merchants from the ancient Egyptians who went in search of gold and ivory to their 21st-century equivalents trading high-tech electronic equipment from the Far East.
The maps are all works of art, witnesses to history, and have a fascinating story to tell.
- 224 Pages
- Size: 213 mm x 276 mm
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