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Quakers in commerce

Paul Herman Emden

Quakers in commerce

a record of business achievement

by Paul Herman Emden

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Published by Sampson Low, Marston in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Paul H. Emden ; with a foreword by Sir Montague Burton.
The Physical Object
Pagination273 p.
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18130429M

  Another book recommended to me by a Quaker business professor, who said it “contains general guidelines for commerce that are surprisingly modern”. I already owned a copy, edited by Eric K. Taylor, and I like it a lot. Quakers and Capitalism by Steven Davison. PLACING AN ORDER- Online through this website. You can search for books by title or subject matter, put them in your cart, and pay for them online using a credit card. - Phone at Monday through Friday, am to pm Eastern - Mail, with a check to QuakerBooks of FCG enclosedSend your mail order to QuakerBooks, c/o PSSC, 46 Development Rd, Fitchburg, MA

MILLIGAN, E. H., Biographical Dictionary of British Quakers in Commerce and Industry (York: Sessions Book Trust, ), pp. ISBN , Paper, £ It is difficult to overstate the importance ofTed Milligan's authoritative reference work for students oflate eighteenth-and nineteenth-century British Quakerism and. In his book entitled History of the Religious Society of Friends from its Rise to the Year , Quaker minister and author Samuel McPherson Janney () summarized Quaker religious activities during the early years in Pennsylvania."The Friends, soon after their arrival, were careful to establish, in every neighborhood, meetings for divine worship, where they offered up grateful.

Quakers have subsequently chosen to forget him as nearly as possible, and he remains an obscure figure today, though a recent book revives his memory and his contributions to abolition. ANTHONY BENEZET ( – ) A. Benezet was born in northern France to . The colonial government concentrated political power in Quaker hands. The city ’ s commerce was similarly focused on the tight networks of Quaker families on both sides of the Atlantic that controlled shipping and trade and made the Quakers Later, Yearly Meeting Epistles and Queries became regular parts of Quaker books of discipline.


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