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Author Innes, Stephen.

Title Creating the commonwealth : the economic culture of Puritan New England / Stephen Innes.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, 1995.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  330.97402 In6c 1995    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition First edition.
Description x, 405 pages : maps ; 22 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-390) and index.
Contents Introduction: The Economic Culture of Puritan New England -- Puritanism, Capitalism, and the "Human Capital" Question -- An "Honest Gaine": John Smith, John Winthrop, and the Political Economy of Colonization -- The Protestant Ethic and the Culture of Discipline -- The Ethics of Exchange, Price Controls, and the Case of Robert Keayne -- "That Ancient Republican Independent Spirit": Civil Society and Economic Development in the Winthrop Era -- The Puritan Ironworks -- The Making of Maritime New England.
Summary Describes how the Puritan culture of New England gave rise to capitalism, and recounts how the small colony developed an international economy.
Subject Work ethic -- New England -- History.
Entrepreneurship -- New England -- History.
Capitalism -- New England -- History.
New England -- Economic conditions.
Capitalism. (OCoLC)fst00846425
Economic history. (OCoLC)fst00901974
Entrepreneurship. (OCoLC)fst00912787
Work ethic. (OCoLC)fst01180301
New England. (OCoLC)fst01241913
Indexed Term Economic conditions History
United States
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 0393035840

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