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Rum and Axes: The Rise of a Connecticut Merchant Family, 1795-1850 Janet Siskind

Rum and Axes: The Rise of a Connecticut Merchant Family, 1795-1850

Janet Siskind

Published December 17th 2001
ISBN : 9780801439322
Hardcover
191 pages
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Janet Siskind goes back to the beginnings of industrial capitalism in the United States to better understand the formation of the countrys capitalist culture. In Rum and Axes, she traces how upper-class work, the everyday tasks of organizing andMoreJanet Siskind goes back to the beginnings of industrial capitalism in the United States to better understand the formation of the countrys capitalist culture. In Rum and Axes, she traces how upper-class work, the everyday tasks of organizing and maintaining trade or a system of production, shaped the familys experience and New Englands culture. The result is an intimate story of social class and capitalism.