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Mercantilism

  • By: Helmut K. Anheier
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Mercantilism is a set of practices and policies as well as an associated system of economic discourse that dominated the transnational networks of Europe between the 16th and late 18th centuries. It was perhaps the first economic doctrine adopted across a ...

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