Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Citizens of the World: London Merchants and the Integration of the British Atlantic Community, 1735 1785” as Want to Read:
Citizens of the World: London Merchants and the Integration of the British Atlantic Community, 1735 1785
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Citizens of the World: London Merchants and the Integration of the British Atlantic Community, 1735 1785

3.72  ·  Rating Details ·  25 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Citizens of the World examines the business and social strategies of the men who developed the British empire in the eighteenth century. This book focuses on 23 London merchants who traded with America in an age of imperial expansion. These associates started their careers as marginal people, sought and took advantage of opportunities around the world, and approached their ...more
Paperback, 504 pages
Published November 22nd 2005 by Cambridge University Press (first published October 27th 1995)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Citizens of the World, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Citizens of the World

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 54)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Wendy
Jul 14, 2008 Wendy rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: historian
I really liked this book because it discusses eighteenth century Britain in the context of a handful of businessmen who rose from little to become very wealthy. Hancock uses a lot of facts and figures to support his story not to tell his story. Well written!
Katy
Katy marked it as to-read
Jun 13, 2016
Daniel Shestakov
Daniel Shestakov marked it as to-read
Jun 07, 2016
Lauren
Lauren added it
May 13, 2016
Bradford
Bradford rated it really liked it
May 07, 2016
Jonathan Megerian
Jonathan Megerian rated it really liked it
Apr 30, 2016
Benjamin
Benjamin marked it as to-read
Jan 18, 2016
Peter
Peter is currently reading it
Jan 13, 2016
Pmacdougald
Pmacdougald rated it really liked it
Dec 17, 2015
Andrew
Andrew added it
Nov 19, 2015
Tori
Tori added it
Oct 26, 2015
Andrew
Andrew rated it it was amazing
Aug 26, 2015
Will Gautier
Will Gautier rated it really liked it
Aug 04, 2015
Denise
Denise rated it it was amazing
May 17, 2015
Nikhil P. Freeman
Nikhil P. Freeman marked it as to-read
May 02, 2015
Dale Edmonds
Dale Edmonds marked it as to-read
Jan 13, 2015
Andee Nero
Andee Nero rated it really liked it
Jul 13, 2015
Bryan
Bryan rated it really liked it
Nov 16, 2014
Jen
Jen rated it really liked it
Nov 13, 2014
Amanda
Amanda rated it it was amazing
Oct 12, 2014
Wendy Myren
Wendy Myren rated it it was ok
Sep 17, 2014
Josh
Josh marked it as to-read
Sep 03, 2014
Janine
Janine rated it liked it
Dec 30, 2014
Ian
Ian rated it really liked it
Apr 29, 2014
A
A added it
Apr 17, 2014
Dick Tinto
Dick Tinto marked it as to-read
Sep 26, 2013
Yevgeniy Demydov
Yevgeniy Demydov rated it liked it
Jul 18, 2013
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book