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Anthropologists in the stock exchange [electronic resource] : a financial history of Victorian science / Marc Flandreau.

Author/Creator:
Flandreau, Marc, author.
Publication:
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource.
Subjects:
Anthropological Society of London -- History -- 19th century.
Stock Exchange (London, England) -- History -- 19th century.
Anthropology -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Learned institutions and societies -- Corrupt practices -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Stock exchanges -- Corrupt practices -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Contents:
Introduction: the stock exchange modality
Writing about the margin
Rise of the cannibals
Anthropologists without qualities
The ogre of foreign loans
The learned society in the foreign debt food chain
Acts of speculation
Wanderlust
Salt-water anthropology
The violence of science
The man who ate the cannibals
Subject races
Conclusion: catharsis.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
EBSCOhost
ISBN:
9780226360584 (electronic bk.)
022636058X (electronic bk.)
9780226360300 (cloth : alk. paper)
022636030X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226360447 (pbk. : alk. paper)
022636044X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Publisher Number:
99976704117
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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