Women and entrepreneurship : female traders in the Northern Netherlands, c. 1580-1815 / Danielle van den Heuvel

Author(s): Heuvel, Danielle van den
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Subjects: Women merchants--Netherlands--History
Self-employed women--Netherlands--History
Women-owned business enterprises--Netherlands--History
Businesswomen--Netherlands--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Summary is in Dutch, Dutch
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Amsterdam : Aksant, 2007
Series: Women and work in the early modern period = Vrouwen en werk in de vroegmoderne tijd
Vrouwen en werk in de vroegmoderne tijd
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: 334 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Introduction 17
2. Women, commerce and the Dutch Republic 39
3. At the market: Female street vendors and stallholders 87
4. In the shop: Women as shop owners 135
5. Specialisation: Products, clientele and the impact of consumer changes 177
6. At the merchant's office: Women in international trade and finance 223
7. Conclusions 267
Appendices
I. Population numbers of localities under study, 1560-1840 279
II. The occupational classification system and the occupational structures of the localities under scrutiny, c. 1581-1808 280
III. Prijn, Van Teunenbroek, De Rooij and Van Asdonk family trees 288
IV. Matching the guild membership list and the 1742 census: the 's-Hertogenbosch kramersgilde and its grip on the town's trading community 291
V. Categorising traders according to product specialisation 293
VI. The Amsterdam Wisselbank (Bank of Exchange) 296
Bibliography 299
Summary in Dutch 321
Index 327
Notes: ISBN: 9789052602776
ISBN: 9052602778
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-319) and index
Summary in Dutch
OCLC Number: 185032347
ISBN/ISSN: 9789052602776
9052602778