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Citizens of the world : London merchants and the integration of the British Atlantic community, 1735-1785

Author: David Hancock
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Citizens of the World examines the business and social strategies of the men who developed the British Atlantic community in the eighteenth century. This book focuses on twenty-three London merchants who traded with America in an age of imperial expansion.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Hancock
ISBN: 052162942X 9780521629423
OCLC Number: 39970278
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Description: xxiii, 477 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I: The crucible of trade. A larger world ; Mercantile origins: "passengers only" --
Part II: The management of trade. Managing from a "merchant's public counting-house" ; Shipping and trading in an "empire of the seas" ; Planting: "a great fund of riches and of strength to Great Britain" ; Slaving: Bance Island's "general rendezvous" ; Government contracting: "a work of Hercules" ; Financing: "turning the great wheel of unfathomable commerce round" --
Part III. Becoming a gentleman. The urge to improve ; The way to be rich and respectable --
Epilogue: mercantile legacies: "industrious friends" --
Appendixes. Associates' genealogies ; Sources for the shipping database ; Grant's Jamaican plantationss, 1752-72 ; The associates' profits from planting and slaving ; Bance Island efficiency levels, 1748-76 ; The associates' lands, 1745-85 ; The associates' art collections.
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Citizens of the World examines the business and social strategies of the men who developed the British Atlantic community in the eighteenth century. This book focuses on twenty-three London merchants who traded with America in an age of imperial expansion.

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