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

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

ISBN: 9780393956955
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc (Np)
Edition: Ill
Publication Date: 1987-10
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A social, economic, and political study of Philadelphia merchants, this study presents both the spirit and statistics of merchant life. Doerflinger studies the Philadelphia merchant community from three perspectives: their commercial world, their confrontation with the Revolution and its aftermath, and their role in diversifying the local economy. The analysis of entrepreneurship dominates the study and challenges long-standing assumptions about American economic history.

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