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Pirates, death and disaster: maintaining an Atlantic trade network in late-eighteenth century England

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Pirates, death and disaster : maintaining an Atlantic trade network in late-eighteenth century England. / Downs, Carolyn.

Cosmopolitan Networks in Commerce and Society. ed. / Andreas Gestrich; Magrit Schulte-Beerbuhl. London : German Historical Institute London, 2011. p. 343-377.

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Harvard

Downs, C 2011, Pirates, death and disaster: maintaining an Atlantic trade network in late-eighteenth century England. in A Gestrich & M Schulte-Beerbuhl (eds), Cosmopolitan Networks in Commerce and Society. German Historical Institute London, London, pp. 343-377.

APA

Downs, C. (2011). Pirates, death and disaster: maintaining an Atlantic trade network in late-eighteenth century England. In A. Gestrich, & M. Schulte-Beerbuhl (Eds.), Cosmopolitan Networks in Commerce and Society (pp. 343-377). London: German Historical Institute London.

Vancouver

Downs C. Pirates, death and disaster: maintaining an Atlantic trade network in late-eighteenth century England. In Gestrich A, Schulte-Beerbuhl M, editors, Cosmopolitan Networks in Commerce and Society. London: German Historical Institute London. 2011. p. 343-377

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Downs, Carolyn. / Pirates, death and disaster : maintaining an Atlantic trade network in late-eighteenth century England. Cosmopolitan Networks in Commerce and Society. editor / Andreas Gestrich ; Magrit Schulte-Beerbuhl. London : German Historical Institute London, 2011. pp. 343-377

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