The Early Chartered Companies (A.D. 1296-1858)
The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., Jan 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 329 pages
Cawston, George and A.H. Keane. The Early Chartered Companies (A.D. 1296-1858). London: Edward Arnold, 1896. Frontispiece. xi, 329 pp. Reprinted 2002 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 2001041393. ISBN 1-58477-196-8. Cloth. $75. * A study of the inner workings of early chartered companies, especially in their direct connection to the rise and expansion of British commercial and political power between 1296 and 1858. Describes regulated and joint stock companies and such ventures as the Hanseatic League, The Russia Company, The Eastland Company, The Turkey (Levant) Company, the Hudson Bay and East India Companies and other British ventures in India, Africa, the Caribbean and North America. With a thorough index and an appendix containing examples of early charters.
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