WOMEN INVESTORS AND THE VIRGINIA COMPANY IN THE EARLY SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

@article{Ewen2019WOMENIA,
  title={WOMEN INVESTORS AND THE VIRGINIA COMPANY IN THE EARLY SEVENTEENTH CENTURY},
  author={Misha Ewen},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2019},
  volume={62},
  pages={853 - 874}
}
  • Misha Ewen
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • The Historical Journal
Abstract This article explores the role of women investors in the Virginia Company during the early seventeenth century, arguing that women determined the success of English overseas expansion by ‘adventuring’ not just their person, but their purse. Trading companies relied on the capital of women, and yet in seminal work on Virginia Company investors women have received no attention at all. This is a significant oversight, as studying the women who invested in trading companies illuminates… Expand
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