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Economic Development in Early America: Three Perspectives - Robert E. Wright. Origins of Commercial Banking in America, 1750–1800. Lanham, Md.: Rowan & Littlefield, 2001. xii + 217 pp. ISBN 0-7425-2086-2, $65.00 (cloth); 0-7425-2087-0, $24.95 (paper). - Janet Siskind. Rum and Axes: The Rise of a Connecticut Merchant Family, 1795–1850. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2002. ix + 191 pp. ISBN 0-8014-3932-0, $35.00. - Phyllis Whitman Hunter. Purchasing Identity in the Atlantic World: Massachusetts Merchants, 1670–1780. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2001. xii + 224 pp. ISBN 0-8014-3855-1, $42.50.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 May 2021


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