Beyond 'the Antiseptic Realm of Theoretical Economic Models': New Perspectives on Franco-Scottish Commerce and the Auld Alliance in the Long Seventeenth Century

Talbott, Siobhan
November 2011
Journal of Scottish Historical Studies;2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p149
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on the economic history of Scotland in the 17th century. It discusses commerce between France and Scotland, particularly the Auld Alliance. The author argues that, in contrast to the assertions of several scholars that the Auld Alliance came to an end in 1560, Franco-Scottish commerce thrived in the 17th century and the Auld Alliance played a significant role in facilitating commerce.


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