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The Royal African Company (Studies in American Negro Life, 24) by K. G. Davies - Paperback - First Paperback Edition - 1970 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000002417)

The Royal African Company (Studies in American Negro Life, 24)

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The Royal African Company (Studies in American Negro Life, 24)

by K. G. Davies

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New York: Atheneum, 1970. Trade Paperback. First Atheneum Edition. 1970 reprint of the 1957 edition published by Longmans, Green. Near Fine. Text unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light shelfwear to cover. Black ink mark over price. Quarter-inch tear to top of front hinge. Not from a library. xii + 390 pages.

This book recounts the history of the Royal African Company and relates it to a number of wider themes: the evolution of credit and joint-stock organization in England, the broadening of British commercial interests in the seventeenth century, the rivalry of European nations for the trade of Africa, and the development of the English West Indian colonies. It also compares the merits of a large-scale monopolistic corporations with the competitive enterprise of small traders.

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Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000002417
Title
The Royal African Company (Studies in American Negro Life, 24)
Author
K. G. Davies
Format/binding
Trade Paperback
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Paperback Edition
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Atheneum
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1970
Keywords
history, slavery, slave trade, business, commerces, credit, trade, England, Britain, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Europe, Caribbean, West Indies, West Africa, Africa
Bookseller catalogs
Africa; History; Economics; Europe; Britain; Caribbean;
Size
8vo

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