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Entrepreneurial Families
Business, Marriage and Life in the Early Nineteenth Century





ISBN 9781138661738
Published January 19, 2016 by Routledge
208 Pages

 
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Entrepreneurship is increasingly being recognized as an important facet of economic history. Popp examines the Shaw family business to present a study of entrepreneurism that puts the family centre stage.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements, Introduction: An Unlimited Partnership, 1. ‘Did You Really Think Your Letter Would Prove Too Long?’ Epistolary Lives, 2. John Shaw in Business, 3. John and Elizabeth in Love, 4. ‘Our Present Adventure’: India and Beyond, 5. ‘To Work Hard for a Larger Family’: Managing Work and Family, 6. ‘The Whole Circle of Our Acquaintance’: Networks and Sociability, 7. ‘Happiness (in Earthly Things)’: Getting and Having, 8. Conclusion: The Life They Made, Epilogue, Notes, Works Cited, Index

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Andrew Popp