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The Advent of Modern Capitalism in France, 1770–1840The Contribution of Pierre-François Tubeuf

The Advent of Modern Capitalism in France, 1770–1840: The Contribution of Pierre-François Tubeuf

Gwynne Lewis

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228950
eISBN:
9780191678844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228950.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This story in this is book is about one of the most dynamic entrepreneurs in modern French history. The book examines Pierre-François Tubeuf's contribution to the development of industry in France. ... More

Boardroom ScandalThe Criminalization of Company Fraud in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Boardroom Scandal: The Criminalization of Company Fraud in Nineteenth-Century Britain

James Taylor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695799
eISBN:
9780191749520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695799.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Should businessmen who commit fraud go to prison? This question has been asked repeatedly since 2008; it was also raised in nineteenth-century Britain, when the spread of corporate capitalism created ... More

The Challenge of Affluence

The Challenge of Affluence

Avner Offer

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199216628
eISBN:
9780191696015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216628.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Since the 1940s Americans and Britons have come to enjoy an era of rising material abundance. Yet this has been accompanied by a range of social and personal disorders, including family breakdown, ... More

Civil Society in British HistoryIdeas, Identities, Institutions

Civil Society in British History: Ideas, Identities, Institutions

Jose Harris (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260201
eISBN:
9780191717352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260201.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This book explores the many different strands in the language of civil society from the 16th to the 20th centuries. Through a series of case-studies it investigates the applicability of the term to a ... More

Company of KinsmenEnterprise and Community in South Asian History 1700-1940

Company of Kinsmen: Enterprise and Community in South Asian History 1700-1940

Tirthankar Roy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063780
eISBN:
9780199080144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063780.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book chronicles how the concept of organizing people to serve economic ends emerged in early modern and colonial India. It examines rules of cooperation, why people decided to join forces, how ... More

Cornering the MarketIndependent Grocers and Innovation in American Small Business

Cornering the Market: Independent Grocers and Innovation in American Small Business

Susan V. Spellman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199384273
eISBN:
9780190495503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384273.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book overturns nostalgic stereotypes of antiquated storekeepers, suggesting that nineteenth- and early twentieth-century grocers were important but unsung innovators of business models and ... More

A Country Merchant, 1495-1520Trading and Farming at the End of the Middle Ages

A Country Merchant, 1495-1520: Trading and Farming at the End of the Middle Ages

Christopher Dyer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199214242
eISBN:
9780191740954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214242.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

A wool merchant on the edge of the Cotswolds, John Heritage of Moreton in Marsh, traded between 1498 and 1520, and kept a record of his business in an account book. At this time commerce played a ... More

Customs and ExciseTrade, Production, and Consumption in England 1640-1845

Customs and Excise: Trade, Production, and Consumption in England 1640-1845

William J. Ashworth

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259212
eISBN:
9780191717918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259212.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This book traces the growth of customs and excise, and their integral role in shaping the framework of industrial England; including state power, technical advance, and the evolution of a consumer ... More

Dutch Primacy in World Trade, 1585–1740

Dutch Primacy in World Trade, 1585–1740

Jonathan I. Israel

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198211396
eISBN:
9780191678196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211396.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

Despite its small size and population, the Dutch Republic functioned as the hub of world trade, shipping, and finance for nearly two centuries. This is the first detailed account of that hegemony ... More

Economic Relations between Nazi Germany and Franco’s Spain 1936–1945

Economic Relations between Nazi Germany and Franco’s Spain 1936–1945

Christian Leitz

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206453
eISBN:
9780191677137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206453.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This is the first study of the economic relationship between Nazi Germany and Franco's Spain, between the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War and the end of the Second World War. It demonstrates how, ... More

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