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Author Holcomb, Janette, author

Title Early merchant families of Sydney : speculation and risk management on the fringes of empire / Janette Holcomb
Published North Melbourne, Vic. : Australian Scholarly, 2013
©2013

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Description xv, 335 pages, 6 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations (chiefly coloured), map, portraits ; 24 cm
regular print
Summary This book traces the development of private enterprise in Australia through a study of the antecedents, connections and commercial activities of early Sydney merchants
Analysis Australian
Economics, business, industry (New South Wales)
History of specific companies (New South Wales)
Modern history (c 1788-1914) (New South Wales)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Adult
Subject "The Nib" Waverley Library Award for Literature Nominations (2014)
Businessmen -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History -- 18th century.
Businessmen -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History -- 19th century.
Businessmen -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- History -- 18th century
Businessmen -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- History -- 19th century
Businessmen -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- History
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Genealogy.
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Commerce -- History -- 18th century.
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Commerce -- History -- 19th century.
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Commerce -- History.
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History -- 18th century.
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History -- 19th century.
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History.
Genre/Form Family histories.
ISBN 1925003159
9781925003154
Other Titles Speculation and risk management on the fringes of empire