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Introduction

Ron Harris

in Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691150772
eISBN:
9780691185804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150772.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter addresses a wide set of research questions on the organization of trade as a whole and then zooms in on research questions that focus on the development of the joint-stock business ... More


Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Ron Harris

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691150772
eISBN:
9780691185804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150772.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Before the seventeenth century, trade across Eurasia was mostly conducted in short segments along the Silk Route and Indian Ocean. Business was organized in family firms, merchant networks, and ... More


Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance: An Overview of the History and Theory

Robin Pearson and Takau Yoneyama

in Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198739005
eISBN:
9780191802157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739005.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the development of organizations in insurance worldwide from the origins of the industry to the present day and summarizes the relevant theoretical ... More


Corporate Ventures

Andrew W. Kahrl

in Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Set in turn-of-the-20th century Washington, DC, the chapter shows how racial segregation and black economic exploitation became features of summer leisure enterprises, and tells the story of ... More


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