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The Merchant Family

C. A. Bayly

in Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.003.0025
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter investigates the behaviour and perceptions of the merchant family in north India during the early colonial period. It traces the emergence of some of the key elements which came to make ... More


The Merchant Family as a Business Enterprise

C. A. Bayly

in Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.003.0026
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter considers the merchant family in north India during pre-colonial and early periods as a business enterprise. It suggests that many of the patterns of behaviour which seem to characterise ... More


The Merchant Family in the Antebellum South

Frank J. Byrne

in Becoming Bourgeois: Merchant Culture in the South, 1820-1865

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124049
eISBN:
9780813134857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124049.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the characteristics of the merchant family in the antebellum American South. It explains that the family was the center of southern merchant culture and the ties between ... More


Merchant Culture and the Political Economy of the Old South

Frank J. Byrne

in Becoming Bourgeois: Merchant Culture in the South, 1820-1865

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124049
eISBN:
9780813134857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124049.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the political economy and the merchant families of the antebellum American South. It explores how commerce distinguished southern merchant families and their culture in the ... More


Becoming Bourgeois: Merchant Culture in the South, 1820-1865

Frank J. Byrne

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124049
eISBN:
9780813134857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124049.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book focuses on what historians have come to call the “middling sort”, the economic group falling between yeoman farmers and the planter class that dominated the antebellum South. At a time when ... More


Secession, Merchant-Soldiers, and the Civil War, 1860–1863

Frank J. Byrne

in Becoming Bourgeois: Merchant Culture in the South, 1820-1865

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124049
eISBN:
9780813134857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124049.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the changes in the lives of merchant families in the American South during the period from 1860 to 1863. The election of Republican Abraham Lincoln to the presidency in 1860 ... More


The Merchant Family and the Fall of the Confederacy, 1864–1865

Frank J. Byrne

in Becoming Bourgeois: Merchant Culture in the South, 1820-1865

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124049
eISBN:
9780813134857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124049.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the condition of the merchant family in the American South during the period from 1984 to 1985. It suggests that the destruction wrought by the final two years of the American ... More


Introduction

Frank J. Byrne

in Becoming Bourgeois: Merchant Culture in the South, 1820-1865

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124049
eISBN:
9780813134857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124049.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the merchant culture in the antebellum American South during the period from 1820 to 1865 and how it was affected by the ... More


The Merchants’ Children

Anne Stott

in Wilberforce: Family and Friends

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699391
eISBN:
9780191739132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699391.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter is a joint study of the childhood and adolescent experiences of William Wilberforce and Marianne Sykes. Their two families were part of the Hull mercantile elite and their mothers were ... More


The Merchants of Siberia: Trade in Early Modern Eurasia

Erika Monahan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454073
eISBN:
9781501703973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454073.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book reconsiders commerce in early modern Russia by reconstructing the trading world of Siberia and the careers of merchants who traded there. It follows the histories of three merchant families ... More


Introduction A New Merchant System

Aaron D. Anderson

in Builders of a New South: Merchants, Capital, and the Remaking of Natchez, 1865-1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036675
eISBN:
9781621030591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036675.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to explore how the postbellum merchant class used favorable laws and socioeconomic conditions largely to control the petty financing of ... More


Mobility, Kinship and Commerce in the Alps, 1500–1800

Laurence Fontaine and David Siddle

in Migration, Mobility and Modernization

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238836
eISBN:
9781846313578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313578.003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter, which explores the dynamics of pre-industrial economies in the Alps, examines probate inventories and dowry settlements, and family and business archives of the rural families in Savoy ... More


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