Silent Partners: Women as Public Investors during Britain's Financial Revolution, 1690-1750

Silent Partners: Women as Public Investors during Britain's Financial Revolution, 1690-1750

by Amy M. Froide

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ISBN-13: 9780191080852
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Publication date: 10/06/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Amy M. Froide is Associate Professor of History at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She is the author of Never Married: Singlewomen in Early Modern England (2005), which was shortlisted for the Whitfield Prize. She is the co-editor with Judith M. Bennett of Singlewomen in the European Past, 1250-1800 (1999). She has held fellowships at the Folger Shakespeare Library, the Newberry Library, and the Henry H. Huntington Library. She is the past book review editor for the Journal of British Studies and founding Director of UMBC's undergraduate minor in Entrepreneurship.

Table of Contents



1. Introduction
2. Playing the Lottery for Marriage and Profit
3. Early Adopters: Women Investors in the Early Years of the Financial Revolution
4. Women as Investors for their Families
5. Unmarried Women Investing for Retirement
6. Gender and Risk in the Early Stock Market
7. The Financial and Political Agency of Female Investors
Conclusion
Bibliography

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