Includes bibliographical references (p. -203) and index.
Introduction -- Portuguese trade with northwestern Europe -- Sugar, institutions and politics -- Merchants and merchant networks -- The cost of shipping -- Transactions and risk management -- Illegal trade -- Supply, demand, prices and profitability -- Conclusion.
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