Item description for The British-Atlantic Trading Community, 1760-1810: Men, Women, and the Distribution of Goods (The Atlantic World, 6) by Sheryllynne Haggerty...
This book uses the case studies of Liverpool and Philadelphia to investigate the nature of the British-Atlantic trading community between 1760 and 1810. By using a wide definition of the term trader, this work stresses the role of lesser traders, including women, in the distribution of goods around the Atlantic. Through comparing and contrasting these trading communities, it highlights the different structures of the economies of these cities during this period of conflict and change. However, by using the concepts of networks of people, credit and goods, this book also demonstrates how a common business mentalit inextricably bound these trading communities together, even as Philadelphia struggled to free itself from the legacy of its colonial past.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1.5 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 2006
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004150188 ISBN13 9789004150188
Availability 0 units.
More About Sheryllynne Haggerty
Sheryllynne Haggerty is associate professor in early modern history at the University of Nottingham.
Sheryllynne Haggerty has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Nottingham.