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Conclusion

Amy M. Froide.

in Silent Partners

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Economic History. 2657 words.

Englishwomen from the middling sort on up had the skills and knowledge to invest in the new financial instruments made available by the Financial Revolution. Women became public investors...

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Conclusions

Rafael Torres Sánchez.

in Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Economic History. 1866 words.

Spain’s military supplies were not an exclusively state affair. The participation and collaboration of entrepreneurs was much greater than has previously been thought. The entrepreneurs...

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Early Adopters

Amy M. Froide.

in Silent Partners

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Economic History. 16254 words.

This chapter explores the women who were early adopters of the new financial investments brought about by England’s Financial Revolution. A survey is provided of female subscribers to the...

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Economic Policy and Military Supplies

Rafael Torres Sánchez.

in Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Economic History. 13941 words.

This chapter looks at the military provisioning policy of the government of Spain during the eighteenth century. It analyses the differences between the general principles underlying this...

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estate

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Sociology.

A social stratum to which are attached specific rights and duties sustained by the force of legal sanction. The most obvious examples are the peasants, serfs, burghers, clergy, and nobility...

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The Financial and Political Agency of Female Investors

Amy M. Froide.

in Silent Partners

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Economic History. 13310 words.

This chapter explores a number of ways in which female investors exercised financial agency: by actively managing portfolios of stocks that they inherited, instead of passively collecting...

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The Fiscal-Naval State

Rafael Torres Sánchez.

in Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Economic History. 9154 words.

With the aim of offering the most comprehensive overview of the types of military entrepreneurs in Spain in the eighteenth century, this and the following chapters switch attention to...

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From the Fiscal-Military State to the Contractor State

Rafael Torres Sánchez.

in Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Economic History. 5006 words.

This chapter serves as a historical introduction to the ongoing debates about the relation between state construction and warfare and the role played therein by entrepreneurs. It works from...

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Gender and Risk in the Early Stock Market

Amy M. Froide.

in Silent Partners

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Economic History. 12971 words.

This chapter examines female investors’ exposure to risk in the early stock market. While today we assume women investors are less likely to take risks, in the eighteenth century this was...

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Introduction: Women as Public Investors in England

Amy M. Froide.

in Silent Partners

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Economic History. 12532 words.

This chapter is an introduction to women’s place in the Financial Revolution and women’s relationship to financial capitalism from the late seventeenth and into the first half of the...

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