Corporate spirit: religion and the rise of the modern corporation

'Corporate Spirit' describes the development of corporate institutions in the United States and the earlier history of corporate organization from which American institutions emerged. Beginning with the origins of legal incorporation in Roman antiquity, the book traces the development of c...

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Main Author: Porterfield, Amanda 1947-
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2018
Further subjects:B Business ; Religious aspects
B Business Religious aspects
B Corporations United States History
B Capitalism Religious aspects
B Corporations ; United States ; History
B Capitalism ; Religious aspects
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System; OUP)
Parallel Edition:Print version: 9780199372652
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Summary:'Corporate Spirit' describes the development of corporate institutions in the United States and the earlier history of corporate organization from which American institutions emerged. Beginning with the origins of legal incorporation in Roman antiquity, the book traces the development of corporate idealism and its violations in European and American history. It highlights the kinship between churches and commercial entities and the importance of corporate structures for understanding wealth and expansion in both areas
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Previously issued in print: 2018
Zielgruppe - Audience: Specialized
ISBN:0199372683
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780199372652.001.0001