ARGOSIES OF EMPIRE by Ralph E. Bailey
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Excellent, uncommon background, supplementary reading material for schools and libraries, this is the dramatic story of international trade. Beginning with the adventures, romances and achievements of Rab Ithebal of Tyre, a Phoenioian of 1200 B.O this tells of the early trade between the Tin Islands and Phoenioia, whose route was dramatically defended against pirates. The chronicle continues to the close of the 15th century when Venetian power was at its height, and routes between Europe and the East were sought. Documented, fascinating history, this is the first of a planned series to follow international trade through the present day.

Pub Date: Sept. 17th, 1947
Publisher: Dutton