Subject Description


Internal trade

OCM Identifier


Subject Description

Local and regional specialization in production within the society or region (e.g., home and cottage industry, location of particular industries, between town and country); volume of trade; articles entering into domestic commerce; motivation (e.g., profit, prestige); other patterns of internal trade; etc.

The term was changed from "Domestic Trade" to "Internal Trade" and the scope note was rewritten in 2005

Exchange and transfers

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