New England Textiles in the Nineteenth Century: Profits and Investment

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This unique study determines, by means of rigorous quantitative analysis, how cycles in New England cotton textile profits, output, borrowing, and capacity affected investment and therefore industrial growth during the nineteenth century. The firms studied were transitional forms between owner-managed companies and the modern corporation. From primary sources, Paul McGouldrick has constructed standardized balance sheets and income statements for each company year by year. A painstaking comparison with a much broader sample ...

New England Textiles in the Nineteenth Century: Profits and Investment 1968, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674614000

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