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‘Merely for Money’?: Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750–1815

Sheryllynne Haggerty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318177
eISBN:
9781846317729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317729
Subject:
History, Economic History

In 1780 Richard Sheridan noted that merchants worked ‘merely for money.’ Rather than being a criticism, this was recognition of the important commercial role that merchants played in the British ... More


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