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Visual analytics of an eighteenth-century business network

Haggerty, J and Haggerty, S 2010, 'Visual analytics of an eighteenth-century business network' , Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History, 11 (1) , pp. 1-25.

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    Abstract

    Historians have become increasingly interested in networks as an analytical tool for eighteenth-century commerce. In much of the historiography these networks are treated as inherently beneficial for the wider economy and the actors themselves. Recently, however, historians have started to problematize networks and to complicate our understanding of them. Indeed, the quote above stresses that a network is not simply the actors within it, but the relationships between them. Realizing this facilitates an understanding of how such networks function.

    Item Type: Article
    Themes: Subjects outside of the University Themes
    Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Computer Networking & Telecommunications Research Centre
    Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
    Journal or Publication Title: Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History
    Publisher: Oxford University Press
    Refereed: Yes
    ISSN: 1467-2227
    Depositing User: J Haggerty
    Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2011 10:38
    Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 18:13
    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/18163

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