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A vigorous spirit of enterprise : merchants and economic development in Revolutionary Philadelphia, Thomas M. Doerflinger

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A vigorous spirit of enterprise : merchants and economic development in Revolutionary Philadelphia
Title
A vigorous spirit of enterprise
Title remainder
merchants and economic development in Revolutionary Philadelphia
Statement of responsibility
Thomas M. Doerflinger
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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Doerflinger, Thomas M
Dewey number
380.1/09748/11
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, Va.)
Series statement
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia
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  • Businesspeople
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
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A vigorous spirit of enterprise : merchants and economic development in Revolutionary Philadelphia, Thomas M. Doerflinger
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Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-398) and index
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I: The Character of the Merchant Community; 1 Social Structure and Recruitment; Merchant Princes and Paupers; Merchants, Artisans, and Gentlemen; How to Become a Merchant; Friends and Churchmen; 2 The Articulation of the Merchant Community; Patterns of Commercial Specialization; The Division between the Dry Goods and Provision Trades; Suppliers and Distributors; Mercantile Fortunes; 3 Enterprise and Adversity; The Fabric of Adversity; The Response to Adversity; The Dynamics of Enterprise: An Overview; PART II: The Revolution
  • 4 Reluctant RevolutionariesThe Economic Outlook, 1760-1775; The Logic of Moderation; Religion and Politics; Moderation Applied; 5 The Shock of War; The Economics of Civil War; The Four Phases of Commercial Disruption; The Wartime Experience of the Merchants; The Loyalists; The Staff Officers; The Fortune Builders; The Immigrants; 6 The Federalist Reaction; The Pennsylvania Revolution; The Counterrevolution in Congress; The Commercial Context of Constitutional Reform; The Shaping of a Federalist Consensus; Merchants and the Federalist Coup; PART III: Merchants and Economic Diversification
  • 7 The Entrepreneurial EfflorescenceCommercial Innovation; The Bank of North America; Securities Speculation; Land Speculation; Manufacturing; 8 American Economic Development and the Case of Philadelphia; Philadelphia and Her Competitors, 1780-1840; Planters and Merchants; The Case of Virginia; APPENDIX: The Commercial World of Revolutionary Philadelphia; Social Organization; Shipping and Trade; Mercantile Estates; The Personal Property of Merchants; Bibliography; Quantifiable Records; Manuscripts; Doctoral Dissertations; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V
Control code
ocn654666959
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 413 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469601274
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654666959
Label
A vigorous spirit of enterprise : merchants and economic development in Revolutionary Philadelphia, Thomas M. Doerflinger
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-398) and index
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I: The Character of the Merchant Community; 1 Social Structure and Recruitment; Merchant Princes and Paupers; Merchants, Artisans, and Gentlemen; How to Become a Merchant; Friends and Churchmen; 2 The Articulation of the Merchant Community; Patterns of Commercial Specialization; The Division between the Dry Goods and Provision Trades; Suppliers and Distributors; Mercantile Fortunes; 3 Enterprise and Adversity; The Fabric of Adversity; The Response to Adversity; The Dynamics of Enterprise: An Overview; PART II: The Revolution
  • 4 Reluctant RevolutionariesThe Economic Outlook, 1760-1775; The Logic of Moderation; Religion and Politics; Moderation Applied; 5 The Shock of War; The Economics of Civil War; The Four Phases of Commercial Disruption; The Wartime Experience of the Merchants; The Loyalists; The Staff Officers; The Fortune Builders; The Immigrants; 6 The Federalist Reaction; The Pennsylvania Revolution; The Counterrevolution in Congress; The Commercial Context of Constitutional Reform; The Shaping of a Federalist Consensus; Merchants and the Federalist Coup; PART III: Merchants and Economic Diversification
  • 7 The Entrepreneurial EfflorescenceCommercial Innovation; The Bank of North America; Securities Speculation; Land Speculation; Manufacturing; 8 American Economic Development and the Case of Philadelphia; Philadelphia and Her Competitors, 1780-1840; Planters and Merchants; The Case of Virginia; APPENDIX: The Commercial World of Revolutionary Philadelphia; Social Organization; Shipping and Trade; Mercantile Estates; The Personal Property of Merchants; Bibliography; Quantifiable Records; Manuscripts; Doctoral Dissertations; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V
Control code
ocn654666959
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 413 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469601274
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654666959

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