By Roman Grynberg, Letsema Mbayi

The worldwide Diamond undefined: Economics and improvement brings jointly a set of papers protecting numerous elements of the diamond together with economics, legislation, background, sociology and improvement throughout volumes.

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These ties facilitated exchange of commodities, capital, and information. As Francesca Trivellato has shown for the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Sephardim based in Livorno, these diasporas did not operate in a vacuum. 56 The Rodrigues d’Evora dynasty is an example of such a New Christian merchant family with a worldwide network centred in Antwerp. In the late sixteenth century, Manuel Rodrigues d’ Evora settled in Antwerp, where he traded in pepper and spice. His son Simão established a trading company in Antwerp with his son-in-law Francisco.

Alois M. Haas, Ludwig Hödel, and Horst Ernst Scheider, Diamant: Zauber und Geschichte eines Wunders der Natur, r Berlin: Springer, 2004, pp. 238–9. 21. Evans, History, pp. 105–7. 22. , p. 125. 23. Janet L. D. 1250–1350, New York: Oxford University Press, 1991; Andre Gunder Frank, ReOrient: global economy in the Asian age, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1998, pp. 86–96. For the early trade relations in the Indian Ocean region, see Kitri N. Chaudhuri, Trade and civilisation in the Indian Ocean: an economic history from the rise of Islam to 1750, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985, pp.

69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. Amsterdam for the year 1742. Part I: introduction and registers), Amsterdam: Genootschap Amstelodamum, 1945, unpaginated. For the percentage of taxpaying households, see J. L. van Zanden, ‘De economie van Holland in de periode 1650–1805: groei of achteruitgang? Een overzicht van bronnen, problemen en resultaten (The economy of Holland in the period 1650–1805: growth or decline? An overview of sources, problems and results)’, Bijdragen en Mededelingen betreffende de Geschidenis der Nederlanden, 102, 4, 1987, p.

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