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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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.
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|Schools:||Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)
|Journal or Publication Title:||Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Depositing User:||J Haggerty|
|Date Deposited:||11 Oct 2011 09:38|
|Last Modified:||29 Oct 2015 00:18|
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