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Jacob, Margaret C.

The Self-Perception of Early Modern Capitalists

Jacob, Margaret C. - The Self-Perception of Early Modern Capitalists, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Margaret C. Jacob, Catherine Secretan

Part I. Prologue

2. Theological Roots of the Medieval/Modern Merchants’ Self-Representation
Giacomo Todeschini

Part II. Self-Images

3. Images and Self-Images of Sephardic Merchants in Early Modern Europe and the Mediterranean
Francesca Trivellato

4. Merchants in Charge
Clé Lesger

5. Merchants on the Defensive
Dorothee Sturkenboom

Part III. Capitalism as Normative

6. “Merchants” and “Gentlemen” in Eighteenth-Century Sweden
Leos Müller

7. Professional Ethics and Commercial Rationality at the Beginning of the Modern Era
Jochen Hoock

8. The Anxious Merchant, the Bold Speculator, and the Malicious Bankrupt
Mary Lindemann

9. Accounting for War and Revolution
Cathy Matson

Part IV. Individuals and Striving

10. Accounting for Science
Deborah E. Harkness

11. Coming of Age in Trade
John Smail

12. Success and Self-Loathing in the Life of an Eighteenth-Century Entrepreneur
Matthew Kadane

Keywords: History, Social History, Cultural History, World History, Global and Transnational History, European History, Modern History, Economic History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
286 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230613805
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-61781-0

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