TREATISE OF COMMERCE EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY GEORGE BURTON HOTCHKISS.
Item #: 13657
Pages: xi, 484 pp.
Published: New York; The New York University Press; 1931. Reprinted in 2004.
Subjects: BUSINESS/ECONOMICS, COMMERCIAL LAW
Published in 1601, this treatise is an unabashed work ofpropaganda on behalf of the Merchants Adventurers ofEngland, an international trading company. Written by thecompany's secretary, John Wheeler, it is the earliestimportant example of corporate publicity. Moreover, itoffers a detailed picture of business organizations andpublic-private partnerships during the Elizabethan era andglimpses of such personalities as Burghley, Cecil (theyounger) and Queen Elizabeth. This book contains afacsimile of the first edition, as well as an unabridgedcritical edition by Hotchkiss, with detailed notes and anextensive introduction.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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