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Merely for money? : business culture in the British Atlantic, 1750-1815

Author: Sheryllynne Haggerty
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2014.
Series: Eighteenth-Century Worlds
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This book argues that a business culture based on embedded socio-cultural norms was an important element in the success of the British-Atlantic economy 1750-1815.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheryllynne Haggerty
OCLC Number: 1010514818
Description: XIV, 287 p. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction1. Space Place and People2. Risk3. Trust4. Reputation5. Obligation6. Networks7. CrisesConclusionBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Eighteenth-Century Worlds
Responsibility: Sheryllynne Haggerty.

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