Members only: the Victorian gentlemen’s club as a space for doing business 1843–1900

  title={Members only: the Victorian gentlemen’s club as a space for doing business 1843–1900},
  author={Marrisa Joseph},
  journal={Management \& Organizational History},
  pages={123 - 147}
  • Marrisa Joseph
  • Published 1 March 2019
  • History
  • Management & Organizational History
ABSTRACT This paper examines how the gentlemen's club was a space for facilitating business activities in the literary publishing industry of Victorian Britain. These clubs served to blur the boundaries between the social and professional sphere, to the point that many used the club as hub for networking and for providing opportunities. The gentlemen’s clubs of London have been examined within gender studies and in studies on social culture, where emphasis has been placed on its role in elite… 
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