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The Business Community of Seventeenth-Century England

The Business Community of Seventeenth-Century England

by Richard Grassby


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ISBN-13: 9780521890861
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/07/2002
Pages: 648
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Questions and sources; 1. The status of business; 2. Obstacles to entry; 3. Funding and risk; 4. Necessity and choice; 5. The pattern of recruitment; 6. Skills and motivation; 7. Politics and government; 8. The measure of success; 9. Religion and ethics; 10. Family structure; 11. Consumption and leisure; 12. A symbiotic culture; Conclusion. Private enterprise in a pre-industrial economy.

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