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Acts of Speculation

Marc Flandreau

in Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226360300
eISBN:
9780226360584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360584.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter provides an account of the “bona fides” man in Victorian Britain. It elaborates on a heretofore unnoticed parallel between financial history and the history of sciences. Both separately ... More


The Atlantic

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter places the goals and the naval structures of Britain and America into the context of economic development and international relations in the equatorial Atlantic. It introduces the ... More


Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Robert J. Bennett

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This book is the first scholarly and systematic history of chambers of commerce. It challenges academic commentary on the early chambers by showing they were more numerous, persistent, and active ... More


The Royal Navy and West Africa, 1843-1857

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the British naval policies concerning West Africa between 1843 and 1857. During this period, Britain sought to encourage legitimate commerce and curtail slavery for its own ... More


The Civil War and Conflict Resolution in the Equatorial Atlantic

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter focuses on British and American naval responses to the outbreak of the American Civil War, particularly their efforts to contain their maritime disputes rather than let them spill ... More


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