Commerce and Culture: Nineteenth-Century Business Elites by Robert Lee

By Robert Lee

substantial realization has lately been taken with the significance of social networks and enterprise tradition in decreasing transaction charges, either within the pre-industrial interval and through the 19th century. This e-book brings jointly twelve unique contributions through students within the uk, continental Europe, and North the US which symbolize vital and leading edge study in this subject. They disguise large subject matters. First, the position of industrial tradition in settling on advertisement luck, specifically the significance of familial, spiritual, ethnic and associational connections within the operating lives of retailers and the influence of commercial practices on relatives lifestyles. moment, the broader institutional and political framework for enterprise operations, specifically the connection among the political economic climate of exchange and the cultural international of retailers in an period of transition from own to company constructions. those key issues are constructed in 3 separate sections, each one with 4 contributions. They concentration, in flip, on the function of tradition in construction and holding companies; the interaction among associations, networks and tool in picking advertisement luck or failure; and the importance of religion and the relations in influencing enterprise thoughts and the course of service provider company. the broader historiographical context of the person contributions is mentioned in a longer introductory bankruptcy which units out the general time table of the e-book and gives a broader comparative framework for analysing the categorical matters coated in all of the 3 sections. Taken jointly the gathering deals a major addition to the on hand literature during this box and may allure a large readership among company, cultural, maritime, fiscal, social and concrete historians, in addition to old anthropologists, sociologists and different social scientists whose learn embraces a longer-term perspective.

Show description

Read or Download Commerce and Culture: Nineteenth-Century Business Elites (Modern Economic and Social History) PDF

Similar business biographies & primers books

Breaking Into New Markets: Emerging Lessons on Export Diversification

Foreign exchange in 2009 is projected to agreement for the 1st time seeing that 1982. accordingly, export diversifi cation has won new urgency as a technique of utilizing exports to recuperate misplaced development momentum. in addition, diversifi cation is significant to decreasing source of revenue volatility and maintaining excessive development charges, that are specially very important for nations with huge populations dwelling in poverty.

Analyse der Reaganomics unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Steuersenkungspolitik (German Edition)

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2007 im Fachbereich VWL - Konjunktur und Wachstum, notice: 2,0, Universität Hamburg, Veranstaltung: Konjunkturtheorie und Konjunkturpolitik, 14 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Diese Arbeit gibt einen Überblick über die wesentlichen Elemente der Wirtschaftspolitik unter Ronald Reagan.

Perspectives on Regional Unemployment in Europe (Occasional Paper (Intl Monetary Fund))

The 3rd degree of ecu monetary and financial Union (EMU) used to be carried out in January 1999 opposed to the threat of repeatedly excessive unemployment in lots of of the engaging international locations. whereas the excessive ecu unemployment has acquired significant realization, this new IMF employees examine analyzes an both vital factor: the level of neighborhood unemployment disparities in definite nations.

Politics of Development: A Survey (Europa Politics of...)

The Politics of improvement: A Survey offers an summary of the intrinsically political family members of improvement. It brings jointly essays written via specialists within the politics of improvement and covers quite a number major and topical matters: gender, race, indigenous improvement, social events, faith, safety, environmental matters, colonialism and its legacies, migration, the political economic system of improvement, trajectories in urbanization, and the agrarian query.

Extra info for Commerce and Culture: Nineteenth-Century Business Elites (Modern Economic and Social History)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.47 of 5 – based on 3 votes