When Companies Ruled the World, 1600-1900Book - 2009
Tells the story of six larger than life men who between 1600 and 1900 founded the world's greatest monopoly trading corporations: Dutch East India Company; Dutch West India Company; English East India Company; Russian American Company; Hudson's Bay Company; British South Africa Company.
Publisher: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, c2009
Characteristics: 314 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm