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Unformatted text preview: Phoenicians expert boat builders Trade Centre- carthage in North Africa Rome become centre due to efficiencies in roads, bridges and canals First Trade Regulations During Roman Empire trade was free as the government had not put any restrictions on it Feudal town rulers start collecting taxes Guilds form and became almost as powerful as town governments-influence economic growth, trade, profits...
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- Spring '11