Industrializing English Law: Entrepreneurship and Business Organization, 1720-1844

February 17, 2011|
Industrializing English Law: Entrepreneurship and Business Organization, 1720-1844 by Ron Harris
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Between 1720 and the mid-nineteenth century, the legal framework of England remained static, while the country went through an economic and social evolution known as the Industrial Revolution. This book addresses the apparent discrepancy between the developing economy of 1720-1844 and the stagnant legal framework of business organization during the same period. The book specifically focuses on the ways by which the legal-economic nexus of the period gave rise to the modern institutions of organizing business.
Introduction; 1. The legal framework; Part I. Before 1720: 2. The pre-1720 business corporation; 3. The Bubble Act, its passage and its effects; Part II. 1721-1810: 4. Two distinct paths of organizational development: transport and insurance; 5. The joint-stock business corporation; 6. Trusts, partnerships, and the unincorporated compa...
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Title:Industrializing English Law: Entrepreneurship and Business Organization, 1720-1844
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:350 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0.79 in
Shipping dimensions:350 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0.79 in
Published:February 17, 2011
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780521182522

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