Merchant Kings: When Companies Ruled the World, 1600--1900 Summary
Stephen R. Bown

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Merchant Kings: When Companies Ruled the World, 1600--1900 Summary

Merchant Kings' is the story of six men who led the colonial mercantile enterprises that accomplished the spread of European political power throughout the world. These men include: Jan Pieterszoon Coen, who led the Dutch East India Company during the years of its nutmeg monopoly in Indonesia; Pieter Stuyvesant, who led the Dutch West India Company when it was administering the colony at New Amsterdam; Robert Clive, who ran the English...

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