This is a huge tale, informed via an ostensibly marginal occasion: the start of a category of “merchant clerks” within the usa in the midst of the 19th century. the non-public trajectory of those younger males from farm to city, domicile to boarding apartment, and, most importantly, from growing to be issues to promoting them exemplified the big social attempt required to cultivate the revenue cause and switch it into the sensible origin of civic existence. As Zakim finds in his hugely unique learn, there has been not anything typical or preordained concerning the lovely ascendance of this capitalism and its radical transformation of the connection among “Man and Mammon.”
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