The Resource A vigorous spirit of enterprise : merchants and economic development in Revolutionary Philadelphia, Thomas M. Doerflinger

A vigorous spirit of enterprise : merchants and economic development in Revolutionary Philadelphia, Thomas M. Doerflinger

Label
A vigorous spirit of enterprise : merchants and economic development in Revolutionary Philadelphia
Title
A vigorous spirit of enterprise
Title remainder
merchants and economic development in Revolutionary Philadelphia
Statement of responsibility
Thomas M. Doerflinger
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
380.1/09748/11
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
HC108.P5
LC item number
D64 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia
Label
A vigorous spirit of enterprise : merchants and economic development in Revolutionary Philadelphia, Thomas M. Doerflinger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-398) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I: The Character of the Merchant Community; 1 Social Structure and Recruitment; Merchant Princes and Paupers; Merchants, Artisans, and Gentlemen; How to Become a Merchant; Friends and Churchmen; 2 The Articulation of the Merchant Community; Patterns of Commercial Specialization; The Division between the Dry Goods and Provision Trades; Suppliers and Distributors; Mercantile Fortunes; 3 Enterprise and Adversity; The Fabric of Adversity; The Response to Adversity; The Dynamics of Enterprise: An Overview; PART II: The Revolution
  • 4 Reluctant RevolutionariesThe Economic Outlook, 1760-1775; The Logic of Moderation; Religion and Politics; Moderation Applied; 5 The Shock of War; The Economics of Civil War; The Four Phases of Commercial Disruption; The Wartime Experience of the Merchants; The Loyalists; The Staff Officers; The Fortune Builders; The Immigrants; 6 The Federalist Reaction; The Pennsylvania Revolution; The Counterrevolution in Congress; The Commercial Context of Constitutional Reform; The Shaping of a Federalist Consensus; Merchants and the Federalist Coup; PART III: Merchants and Economic Diversification
  • 7 The Entrepreneurial EfflorescenceCommercial Innovation; The Bank of North America; Securities Speculation; Land Speculation; Manufacturing; 8 American Economic Development and the Case of Philadelphia; Philadelphia and Her Competitors, 1780-1840; Planters and Merchants; The Case of Virginia; APPENDIX: The Commercial World of Revolutionary Philadelphia; Social Organization; Shipping and Trade; Mercantile Estates; The Personal Property of Merchants; Bibliography; Quantifiable Records; Manuscripts; Doctoral Dissertations; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V
Control code
ocn654666959
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 413 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469601274
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
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22573/ctt62vgc
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3485583x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)654666959
  • pebcs1469601273

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