Breaking off, adaptation and “routines” in the Murcia firms in the period of capitalism consolidation. 1780-1880/90

Authors

  • María Teresa Pérez Picazo Universidad de Murcia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1344/rhi.v16i33.19793

Keywords:

Empresas, Murcia, Mercado Capitalista, Siglo XIX

Abstract

The paper offers a case study. It analyzes a quantitatively important entrepreneurial group, working in Murcia in the XIXth century, and of the firms their members constituted. Entrepreneurs and firms are the focus of this work, which includes an introduction to present the main aspects of the regional economy affecting their strategies. The core of this analysis consist on the contribution of the mentioned economic agents, to the process of formation of a capitalist market. The influence of the regional background and social conditions has been stressed as, a more important explicative capacity than the “business spirit” stereotype.

Published

2017-09-04

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Section

Articles