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Author Sacks, David Harris, 1942-

Title The widening gate : Bristol and the Atlantic economy, 1450-1700 / David Harris Sacks
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1991]
©1991
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 464 pages) : illustrations, digital
Series The New historicism ; 15
New historicism ; 15
Contents Introduction: The closed arena and the open gate -- Opening the way, 1450-1650 -- Feats of merchandise -- Mere merchants -- Organizing the society -- In a worshipful state, 1450-1650 -- The navel of the world -- The sanctification of power -- Little businesses -- Looking backward -- The capitalism of the spirit, 1650-1700 -- A shoemaker's holiday -- Registering the pilgrimage -- The spirit world -- Conclusion: The widening gate of capitalism
Notes "A Centennial book."
Title from e-book home page (viewed Sept. 24, 2010)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-451) and index
Subject Capitalism -- England -- Bristol -- History.
Bristol (England) -- Commerce -- History.
Bristol (England) -- Economic conditions.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520071484 (alk. paper)
0520084497 (paperback; alk. paper)
052091452X (electronic bk.)
0585181624 (electronic bk.)
9780520071483 (alk. paper)
9780520084490 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780520914520 (electronic bk.)
9780585181622 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)