Capital and community: limited liability and attempts to democratize the market in mid-Nineteenth Century England

Loftus, Donna (2002). Capital and community: limited liability and attempts to democratize the market in mid-Nineteenth Century England. Victorian Studies, 45(1 Special) pp. 93–120.

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Demonstrates the limited liability seen by many reformers as a mechanism for democratization by incorporating working-class men into free markets. Influence of limited liability on the market culture; view of debates on limited liability; discussion on limited liability and social reform.

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