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Mercantilism

 
What is the doctrine of mercantilism? How did European countries practice i...
 
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shorloneabja
04/21/09

What is the doctrine of mercantilism? How did European countries practice it? How is it
related to European colonial expansion?
           
 
Zaphod
04/22/09
replied to: shorloneabja
Mercantilism is the belief that a nation's power is directly related to its supply of capital. This was the dominant school of economic thought during the age of imperialism, from the 16th to 18th centuries, and drove countries to acquire more capital through imperialistic practices.
           
 
kikwete
11/07/12
replied to: Zaphod
How the doctrine of merchantilism attained?