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Funduq, Fondaco, Feitoria. The Portuguese Contribution to the Globalisation of an Institution of Overseas Trade

  • Louis Sicking

A particular kind of institutions contributed importantly to the organisation of overseas trade: funduqs and fondacos which originated around the medieval Mediterranean. This article aims to contribute to the debate on these institutions. This will be done by looking at the Portuguese feitoria, which may be considered as the missing link between the medieval Mediterranean institutions known as funduqs and fondacos and the early modern factories overseas. This allows to shed new light on relations and entanglements between different seascapes and thus to contribute to the fields of new institutional economics and global history.

  • Keywords:
  • economic history,
  • portugal,
  • international trade,
  • institutions,
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Louis Sicking

Leiden University, Netherlands - ORCID: 0000-0002-9694-0536

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  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Pages: 197-207
  • Content License: CC BY 4.0
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Chapter Information

Chapter Title

Funduq, Fondaco, Feitoria. The Portuguese Contribution to the Globalisation of an Institution of Overseas Trade

Authors

Louis Sicking

Language

English

DOI

10.36253/978-88-6453-857-0.11

Peer Reviewed

Publication Year

2019

Copyright Information

© 2019 Author(s)

Content License

CC BY 4.0

Metadata License

CC0 1.0

Bibliographic Information

Book Title

Reti marittime come fattori dell’integrazione europea / Maritime Networks as a Factor in European Integration

Editors

Giampiero Nigro

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

592

Publication Year

2019

Copyright Information

© 2019 Author(s)

Content License

CC BY 4.0

Metadata License

CC0 1.0

Publisher Name

Firenze University Press

DOI

10.36253/978-88-6453-856-3

ISBN Print

978-88-6453-856-3

eISBN (pdf)

978-88-6453-857-0

eISBN (xml)

978-88-9273-037-3

Series Title

Atti delle «Settimane di Studi» e altri Convegni

Series ISSN

2704-6354

Series E-ISSN

2704-5668

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