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Rum and Axes: The Rise of a Connecticut Merchant Family, 1795-1850 (Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)
Rum and Axes The Rise of a Connecticut Merchant Family 1795-1850 - Anthropology of Contemporary Issues
Author: Janet Siskind
Janet Siskind goes back to the beginnings of industrial capitalism in the United States to better understand the formation of the country's capitalist culture. She studies the papers and letters of three generations of the Watkinson family. The stories of their lives demonstrate how merchants amassed the capital to become industrial entrepreneur...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780801439322
ISBN-10: 0801439329
Pages: 191
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Publisher: Cornell University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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