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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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The Royal African Company (Studies in American Negro Life, 24)
K. G. Davies
Trade Paperback
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history, slavery, slave trade, business, commerces, credit, trade, England, Britain, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Europe, Caribbean, West Indies, West Africa, Africa
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