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So Great a Proffit

How the East Indies Trade Transformed Anglo-American Capitalism

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$45.50 • £36.95 • €41.00

ISBN 9780674050570

Publication Date: 05/31/2010

Short

400 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 map, 9 charts, 6 tables

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Revolution
  • 2. America Sails East
  • 3. Commerce in a World at War
  • 4. America’s Re-export Boom
  • 5. Merchant Millionaires
  • 6. Beyond the British Empire
  • 7. The India Trade
  • 8. America’s China and Pacific Trade
  • 9. Death of the India Monopoly
  • 10. American Capital and Corporations
  • Conclusion
  • Archival Sources
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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