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Firm, Family, and Community: Wedgwoods and Etruria

Marguerite W. Dupree

in Family Structure in the Staffordshire Potteries 1840–1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204008
eISBN:
9780191676079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204008.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the ‘relative autonomy’ and the flexibility of the relationship between family ties and work at the level of the neighbourhood, the factory, and the individual potter. Since ... More


“Bodies of Men”: Abolitionist Writing and the Question of Interest

John O’brien

in Literature Incorporated: The Cultural Unconscious of the Business Corporation, 1650-1850

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226291123
eISBN:
9780226291260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226291260.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

The first abolitionist movement of the 1780s and 90s was aimed at breaking the power of what Thomas Clarkson called the “bodies of men,” the corporate entities that ran the transatlantic slave trade. ... More


Captains of the Revolution

Joe Carlen

in A Brief History of Entrepreneurship: The Pioneers, Profiteers, and Racketeers Who Shaped Our World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231173049
eISBN:
9780231542814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173049.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The Industrial Revolution that began in 18th-century Britain would, in fairly short order, transform Western Europe, North America, and other regions of the world irreversibly. This momentous change ... More


The Utilitarian Case against Iterated Bequests

Daniel Halliday

in Inheritance of Wealth: Justice, Equality, and the Right to Bequeath

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198803355
eISBN:
9780191841545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803355.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the utilitarian preoccupation with regulating inheritance tax proposals according to their incentive effects. The chapter begins by extending the discussion of John Stuart ... More


. Forms Most Beautiful: Darwin

John G. T. Anderson

in Deep Things out of Darkness: A History of Natural History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520273764
eISBN:
9780520954458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273764.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

In which we examine the life of Charles Darwin from his birth in Shrewsbury, through his schooling at Edinburgh and Cambridge, the voyage of the Beagle, and the years leading up to and following his ... More


. Before the Origin

John G. T. Anderson

in Deep Things out of Darkness: A History of Natural History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520273764
eISBN:
9780520954458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273764.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

In which we examine the origins of Darwinian biology through an examination of both the background of late eighteenth-century science and the scientists and inventors who populated the period. These ... More


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