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Rise of Market Society in England, 1066-1800 (Reprint) (Paperback) (Christiane Eisenberg)

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Focusing on England, this study reconstructs the centuries-long process of commercialization that gave birth to the modern market society. It shows how certain types of markets (e.g. those for real estate, labor, capital, and culture) came into being, and how the social relations mediated by markets were formed. The book deals with the creation of institutions like the Bank of England, the Stock Exchange, and Lloyd's of London, as well as the way the English dealt with the uncertainty and the risks involved in market transactions. Christiane Eisenberg shows that the creation of a market society and modern capitalism in England occurred under circumstances that were utterly different from those on the European continent. In addition, she demonstrates that as a process, the commercialization of business, society, and culture in England did not lead directly to an industrial society, as has previously been suggested, but rather to a service economy.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 165
Genre: Business + Money Management, History
Sub-Genre: Europe / Great Britain, Economic History
Series Title: Studies in British and Imperial History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Author: Christiane Eisenberg
Language: English
Street Date: March 30, 2016
TCIN: 51125805
UPC: 9781785332173
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-3265
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