Digital and searchable editions of more than 62,000 titles that track the development of the modern, western world through the lens of trade and wealth. Includes books, serials, pamphlets, essays, etc. published between 1450 and 1914. Titles are in English as well as in 20 other languages including French, German, Portuguese, Scandinavian, Italian and Spanish. Topics covered include agriculture, commerce, finance, manufacturing, politics, slavery, social conditions, trade, and transportation.