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The hegemony of the prince of Kiev depended upon the cohesion of the clan of
Rurik and the relative importance of the southern trade, both of which began to
decline in the late 11th century. The primary reason for this decline was a major ...
The gains in north German trading centres had joined in the Hanseatic the Baltic
League in the mid- 14th century, and these cities engaged in wars, bribes, and
financial speculations to defend their markets from competition. The Treaty of ...
Among the main issues in Danish politics during the 1950s and '60s were the
frequently negative balance of payments, the labour market, and the Trade
country's trade policy. During the early '50s, the Danish deficits economy suffered
a large ...
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