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Author Murphy, Antoin E.
Title Richard Cantillon, entrepreneur and economist / Antoin E. Murphy.
Imprint Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, 1986.

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Author Murphy, Antoin E.
Subject Cantillon, Richard, -1734.
Economists -- France -- Biography.
Capitalists and financiers -- France -- Biography.
Bankers -- France -- Biography.
Add Title Cantillon, entrepreneur and economist
Description 1 online resource (vii, 336 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A biography of Richard Cantillon, 18th century banker and economist who became one of Europe's wealthiest men. The author discusses Cantillon's theories and shows how his career helps to explain such things as the nature of Europe's first stock exchange booms and the South Sea Bubble.
Note Print version record.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Contents Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Note on Dating -- Tables -- Charts -- Abbreviations for Principal Manuscript Sources -- An Example of Cantillon's Handwriting -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Richard Cantillon's Background -- 3. Cantillon's Early Career -- 4. Cantillon's DAbut as a Banker in Paris, 1714a?17 -- 5. John Law and Richard Cantillon: The First Mississippi Fortunea?Phase One -- 6. Bernard Cantillon's Expedition to Louisiana, 1719 -- 7. Lady Mary Herbert and Joseph Gage: Two of the Great Speculators of the Age
8. The Mississippi Systema?Phase Two9. London and Amsterdam: The Great Crashes in these Cities in 1720 -- 10. The Rich Mississippian and his Wife Mary Anne -- 11. Debt Collection and its Legal Consequences -- 12. The Strange Accusations of Christopher Balfe -- 13. The Writing and Contents of the Essai sur la nature du commerce en gAnAral -- 14. The Demise of Richard Cantillon -- 15. The Publication of the Essai in 1755 -- Concluding Note -- Appendix 1. Lady Mary Herbert's Debts -- Appendix 2. Richard Cantillon's Drawing Office Account at the Bank of England
Appendix 3. Alleged Sale of Shares by the Bank of Cantillon and Hughes acting on the Advice of Richard Cantillon, in 1720Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y
Note English.
ISBN 9780191521447 (electronic bk.)
0191521442 (electronic bk.)
0198285353 0198286821
OCLC # 344262646
Additional Format Print version: Murphy, Antoin E. Richard Cantillon, entrepreneur and economist. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, 1986 0198285353 9780198285359 (DLC) 86017948 (OCoLC)14067857.

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