The early emergence of European commercial education in the nineteenth century: Insights from higher engineering schools

  title={The early emergence of European commercial education in the nineteenth century: Insights from higher engineering schools},
  author={Adrien Jean-Guy Passant},
  journal={Business History},
  pages={1051 - 1082}
Abstract The setting of European commercial education has traditionally been addressed with reference to higher schools of commerce and faculties of business. This has not taken into account empirical evidence showing that, historically, higher engineering schools also offered a mixed education in mercantile and technical subjects to students who wanted to devote themselves to business. However, this type of schooling has received little attention. This article investigates how commercial… 

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