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The Early English Tobacco Trade

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First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.





List of Authorities ix

Prefatory NOTE xi

Chapter I: The Discovery and Spread of Tobacco1

Name Habitat Early descriptions Use among Indians Medicinal qualities

EuropeIberian Peninsula, France, Italy, Germany, N. Europe

Asia-India Persia and Arabia, Turkey, China and Japan

AfricaOpposition to Europe, Asia

Chapter II: Introduction into England 27

Brought by English sailorsSpread in EnglandThe attack and defence of tobacco

Chapter III: The Hometrade in Tobacco 51

Policy of James I. and Charles I.London as a tobacco stapleRise of the outportsRegulation of internal trade under James I. and Charles I.Later proposals for regulation


Chapter IV: Tobacco-growing in England 75

The beginnings of English plantingThe policy of James I. and Charles 1.Spread of the industryCromwell and the English planters

Chapter V: Suppression of English Planting 105

The Restoration Government and the English plantersSpread of the industry in the face of oppositionDecline and extinction of the industryContemporary opinion on the subject

Chapter VI: THE Colonial Trade 130

Beginning of tobacco-planting in VirginiaTobacco as a royal monopolyThe Navigation Acts in relation to the tobacco tradeBreaches of the Navigation ActsGrowth of the Colonial Trade during the period

Chapter VII: The Foreign Trade in Tobacco 153

Rise and suppression of the Spanish import tradeTrade with HollandImportance of tobacco in English foreign trade in latter part of centuryThe Russian tradeConclusion

Conclusion 182

Appendix 184

Index 189


Titel: The Early English Tobacco Trade
EAN: 9780415379830
ISBN: 978-0-415-37983-0
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Taylor and Francis
Genre: Allgemeines & Lexika
Anzahl Seiten: 232
Jahr: 2005
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