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‘Merely for Money’?Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750–1815$
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Sheryllynne Haggerty

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781846318177

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846317729

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Networks

Networks

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(p.161) 6 Networks
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‘Merely for Money’?
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846317729.008

This chapter examines the problematic nature of business networks in the British Atlantic during the period from 1750 to 1815. It provides case studies on the different definitions and the function of networks and considers some of the problems associated with networks. This chapter explains that networks comprised groups of people that formed associations with the explicit or implicit expectation of mutual benefit and that their success varied greatly.

Keywords:   business networks, British Atlantic, case studies, associations, mutual benefits

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