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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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Conclusion: A British Business Culture

Conclusion: A British Business Culture

(p.235) Conclusion: A British Business Culture
‘Merely for Money’?
Liverpool University Press

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study about the business culture in the British Atlantic during the period from 1750 to 1815. It discusses the role of the British state in providing the context for successful British commerce in this period and highlights the importance of the business culture of the merchants in providing a socially-embedded, private-order institution that allowed them to regulate themselves and cope with crises. This chapter concludes that risk, trust, reputation, obligation and networks were the institutional elements of successful business culture of this period.

Keywords:   business culture, British Atlantic, British state, crises, risk, trust, reputation, obligation, networks

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