New England Merchants In The Seventeenth Century / Edition 1

New England Merchants In The Seventeenth Century / Edition 1

by Bernard Bailyn
     
 

Drawing on source material from many fields—business records, religious and political data, literary remains, and genealogical information—Mr. Bailyn has discovered much that is new about the merchants, and has brought it all together into a composite portrait of our economic founding fathers that is fascinating in itself and that will reorient our… See more details below

Overview

Drawing on source material from many fields—business records, religious and political data, literary remains, and genealogical information—Mr. Bailyn has discovered much that is new about the merchants, and has brought it all together into a composite portrait of our economic founding fathers that is fascinating in itself and that will reorient our thinking about many aspects of early New England history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674612808
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
11/15/1979
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
268
Sales rank:
1,466,225
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

  1. Origins of Trade
  2. Establishment of the Puritan Merchants
  3. Adjustments and Early Failures
  4. The Legacy of the First Generation
  5. Introduction to Empire
  6. Elements of Change
  7. The Merchant Group at the End of the Seventeenth Century

  • Notes
  • Bibliographical Note
  • Index

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