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By P Emmer, O Petre-Grenouilleau, Jessica Roitman

ISBN-10: 9004151028

ISBN-13: 9789004151024

The results of the growth of Europe have involved historians and economists, in addition to the general public at huge, for hundreds of years. the most interesting and debatable results of Europe's growth has been the alternate that resulted from this circulation out of Europe and into different areas of the area. The position of overseas exchange in Europe's monetary progress and particularly in its industrialization has lengthy been hotly contested. This quantity has as its element of departure the concept that the hyperlink among colonial exchange and the improvement of Europe used to be even more advanced than hitherto believed. simply because this hyperlink is so advanced, this quantity comprises essays by means of a variety of experts to evaluate the recent instructions within the historiography. additionally, this quantity examines the talk at the effect of colonial alternate on international locations corresponding to Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Sweden, that are frequently missed in want of dialogue approximately Britain.

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The Caribbean islands consumed 75% to 80% of all exported flour, 20% of all exported wines, and 10% of all exported brandy. These volumes are not small, but they 6 French ports worked in a very cosmopolitan way. Moreover, military spending by the monarchy sent a lot of money abroad—money that was then used by foreigners for trade. M. Morineau, “La vraie nature des choses et leur enchaînement entre la France, les Antilles et l’Europe (17e–19e siècle)” in Revue Française d’Histoire d’Outre-Mer, 1997, vol.

The Caribbean islands consumed 75% to 80% of all exported flour, 20% of all exported wines, and 10% of all exported brandy. These volumes are not small, but they 6 French ports worked in a very cosmopolitan way. Moreover, military spending by the monarchy sent a lot of money abroad—money that was then used by foreigners for trade. M. Morineau, “La vraie nature des choses et leur enchaînement entre la France, les Antilles et l’Europe (17e–19e siècle)” in Revue Française d’Histoire d’Outre-Mer, 1997, vol.

6 The consumption of sugar and coffee in France remained at a low level compared with the rates in other countries. Moreover, exports to the colonies only reached the value of 100 million livres tournois at the end of the 18th century. In addition, the contribution of the various sectors of the metropolitan economy in providing goods to the colonies was unequal. The Caribbean islands consumed 75% to 80% of all exported flour, 20% of all exported wines, and 10% of all exported brandy. These volumes are not small, but they 6 French ports worked in a very cosmopolitan way.

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