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Trade and Commerce
With Some Account of our Coinage, Weights and Measures, Banks and Exchanges

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  • Date Published: October 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107640924

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  • Originally published in 1915, as part of the Cambridge Industrial and Commercial Series, this book presents an account of trade and commerce in Britain. Systems of weights, measures and coinage are historically considered before being contrasted with the metric and monetary systems of Europe. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in economic history and British history.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: October 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107640924
    • length: 104 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 6 mm
    • weight: 0.12kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. English weights and measures
    2. The metric system
    3. English coins and their history
    4. Other monetary systems
    5. The royal mint and its work
    6. The post office and its work
    7. Our food and its sources of supply
    8. The imports of the United Kingdom
    9. Exports and foreign markets
    10. Our consuls and their work in foreign lands
    11. Banks and banking
    12. The Bank of England
    13. The clearing house
    14. Exchanges and the money market
    15. Bullion and gold reserves
    16. The exchanges of London
    17. The Board of Trade
    18. Trade marks
    19. Patents
    20. Limited liability companies
    21. Underwriting
    22. The customs and excise

  • Author

    A. J. Dicks

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