in Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century
July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Economic History. 10420 words.
This chapter shows that entrepreneurs played a much bigger role in naval supplies than has traditionally been thought. They took in all types of supplies such as wood, cannons, and coal,...
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