Business, Marriage and Life in the Early Nineteenth Century
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