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Author Flandreau, Marc, author

Title Anthropologists in the stock exchange : a financial history of Victorian science / Marc Flandreau
Published Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2016
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Contents Introduction: the stock exchange modality -- Writing about the margin -- Rise of the cannibals -- Anthropologists without qualities -- The ogre of foreign loans -- The learned society in the foreign debt food chain -- Acts of speculation -- Wanderlust -- Salt-water anthropology -- The violence of science -- The man who ate the cannibals -- Subject races -- Conclusion: catharsis
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 11, 2016)
Subject Anthropological Society of London -- History -- 19th century.
Stock Exchange (London, England) -- History -- 19th century.
Anthropology -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Learned institutions and societies -- Corrupt practices -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Stock exchanges -- Corrupt practices -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 022636058X (electronic bk.)
9780226360584 (electronic bk.)