Unexceptional women : female proprietors in mid-nineteenth-century Albany, New York, 1830-1885 / Susan Ingalls Lewis
- Lewis, Susan Ingalls, 1949-
- Columbus : Ohio State University Press, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- xx, 203 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Historical perspectives on business enterprise
- Unexceptional women : female proprietors in Albany, 1830-85 -- Female microentrepreneurs : linking stories and statistics -- Doing business : patterns and parameters -- Micronetworks and the family business economy -- Business or labor? : blurred boundaries in the careers of self-employed craftswomen -- "A small but safe business" : gendering success for nineteenth-century female proprietors -- "Doing the best business of any firm or man in the line" : female entrepreneurship in nineteenth-century Albany -- Illicit business : shady tradeswomen in Albany -- Conclusion : incorporating businesswomen into history.
- 9780814203989 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814203981 (cloth : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-194) and index.
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