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The Resource A Vigorous Spirit of Enterprise : Merchants and Economic Development in Revolutionary Philadelphia

A Vigorous Spirit of Enterprise : Merchants and Economic Development in Revolutionary Philadelphia

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A Vigorous Spirit of Enterprise : Merchants and Economic Development in Revolutionary Philadelphia
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A Vigorous Spirit of Enterprise
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Merchants and Economic Development in Revolutionary Philadelphia
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Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press Ser
A Vigorous Spirit of Enterprise : Merchants and Economic Development in Revolutionary Philadelphia
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A Vigorous Spirit of Enterprise : Merchants and Economic Development in Revolutionary Philadelphia
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  • 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 Revolutionaries -- The 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 Efflorescence -- Commercial 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 -- W -- Y
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