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The rise of market culture : the textile trade and French society, 1750-1900

Author: William M Reddy
Publisher: Cambridge <<>> : Cambridge Univ. Press ; Paris : Ed. de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. pbk. ed., digital printView all editions and formats
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Professor Reddy traces the transition from pre-capitalist to capitalist culture in the French textile industry from 1750 to 1900. Using anthropology and social history, he shows how and why the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William M Reddy
ISBN: 0521347793 9780521347792
OCLC Number: 915860597
Description: XII, 402 Seiten : 10 Illustrationen und Diagramme, 3 Karten, Tabellen
Contents: List of figures and maps; List of abbreviations; Preface; Introduction; Part I. A World Without Entrepreneurs, 1750-1815: 1. Commerce as conflict; 2. The design of the spinning jenny; 3. New terms and old practices; Part II. Uses of the Market Idea, 1816-1851: 4. The first crisis of management; 5. Spinners on guard; 6. Visions of subsistence; 7. A search for identity; Part III. Unquestioned Assumptions, 1852-1904: 8. The clock time of the Second Empire; 9. The moral sense of farce; 10. Little insurrections; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliographical note; Index.
Responsibility: William M. Reddy.

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