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Author Harris, Ron, 1960-

Title Industrializing English law : entrepreneurship and business organization, 1720-1844 / Ron Harris
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 331 pages)
Series Political economy of institutions and decisions
Political economy of institutions and decisions.
Summary Annotation Between 1720 and the mid-nineteenth century, the legal framework of England remained static, while the country went through an economic and social evolution known as the Industrial Revolution. This book addresses the apparent discrepancy between the developing economy of 1720-1844 and the stagnant legal framework of business organization during the same period. The book specifically focuses on the ways by which the legal-economic nexus of the period gave rise to the modern institutions of organizing business
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-321) and indexes
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Subject Business enterprises -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 99034663
ISBN 0511011784 (electronic bk.)
051103380X (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
0511510136 (ebook)
0521662753 (hardback)
9780511011788 (electronic bk.)
9780511033803 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511510137 (ebook)
9780521662758 (hardback)