xii, 210 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
9789004167681 hardback alkaline paper
Atlantic world (Leiden, Netherlands) ; v. 16.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -203) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
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.