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So the turn of the century saw him apprenticed to a firm of Wolverhampton factors ? middlemen, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 130.403 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(whose job was to bring buyers and sellers together in the burgeoning capitalist market. John worked as a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 116.147 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(commercial traveller, undertaking long and arduous selling journeys around the midlands and the north of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 101.891 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(England. It was on one of these journeys in 1810 that he met Elizabeth Wilkinson, daughter of a Lancashire )] TJ ET BT 34.016 87.635 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(shopkeeper with whom he had business dealings. Separated by many miles, a courtship by correspondence )] TJ ET BT 34.016 73.379 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ensued, culminating in marriage in 1813; six children followed over the next dozen years. Though leaving )] TJ ET BT 34.016 59.123 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(her brother?s grocery shop in Rochdale and living with John in their new home in Wolverhampton, distance )] TJ ET BT 34.016 563.315 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 549.059 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1417)] TJ ET BT 34.016 534.803 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 520.547 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Thursday, 16 May, 2013)] TJ ET BT 34.016 506.291 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Author:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 492.035 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Andrew Popp)] TJ ET BT 34.016 477.779 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(ISBN:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 463.523 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(9781848932364)] TJ ET BT 34.016 449.267 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Date of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 435.011 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2012)] TJ ET BT 34.016 420.755 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Price:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 406.499 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(60.00)] TJ ET BT 34.016 392.243 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Pages:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 377.987 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(208pp.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 363.731 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 349.475 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Pickering and Chatto)] TJ ET BT 34.016 335.219 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher url:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 320.963 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.pickeringchatto.com/titles/1446-9781848932364-entrepreneurial-families)] TJ ET BT 34.016 306.707 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Place of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 292.451 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(London)] TJ ET BT 34.016 278.195 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Reviewer:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 263.939 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(James Taylor)] TJ ET endstream endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F1 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 9 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F2 /BaseFont /Times-Italic /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 10 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F3 /BaseFont /Times-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 11 0 obj << /Type /XObject /Subtype /Image /Width 509 /Height 160 /Filter /FlateDecode /DecodeParms << /Predictor 15 /Colors 3 /Columns 509 /BitsPerComponent 8>> /Mask [ 255 255 255 255 255 255 ] /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /BitsPerComponent 8 /Length 3280>> stream x[EQ㎦fVttҒ +3O{?lGDQԯDrB^.ϯ%~'0۠/2>0AG_>0j0GCfE67>rB^}@  !&y+r?INp:erc b8f=rQC!~-Wf^^zF[)G 2ޯe7V_Go3Ke GEGOo8rώ#\1ZY~N6^H}yLxS-!:412V+u\-LSO?xVvZ|GjǮT_8EYJF=Tw^ 7GxfN/S:Ʌ~ʟtt?5n÷J'JcF-GVξx{rO~tJd;#a\7}|~y'>}c2C vR}f׈**h.)_&@pfzjsx:5;S\vKhM5j=!Cn+h"u]a EUN]jn=k<,:Ք>sU!ni~6EJ)¦72?G}[y}_vc$t?iSܟ2Zݞ,VN?_`='RFK1A2qv&X_lLRWY'%:I㢖zb_UEx\>&ɆBˏ~K@ \gYØU4}$8Dv!'Q'*+Εj(UCGo[#< 2Ja(sZi9fZKE Rn`u\9r^Zmɯ׹}mstO4uc~#'jEvۼ Dx[z ޏQ4KL5,5u3>i^uÒ-53ba ~,~/pyt1fMU'CVm:qv~=Y'Es"WsφG?l_kN5}],Ow7 uh`xƫ?zMl7ٻv$A(4Dl(wwH} ?=[=S;yC]^BK>㕪9`Z'Wj;E|:bf>kCԘ#RY,iv쵗~}n'"1u" *uO΄/2^Sxr(!/DD\~mJyZ!MmrA!#u[if|99WB WΡpp}w}sh#,\ &:%˳X?D3 %W0cC?o̲^} F3XLVn]Cߖiϧ!7}yZJ#P7]=)7Ρp;>> Ye^xx{Oafw{ ;>4gfLt ʊ:q%#r/)pv!O4wGh|dS ӣݽހ-gVUC'pBxrB^} 7JA^} /'8!`:r?}}],X  }6y!`/~Br?}Q< >k7vx"] ,' .3jn{-i}|~%-};b6#U)7繎kiEw 㤳:E}[޼c"rꬊ7Dc$~"/Y&zSd:tFȌCrʙ`7u .#[-<)j ?TGS(j~oTup(hjU4PlJ=}|it.ҽ@\wʨuXÞZcx18Wo<~ikOg,ވ\^?EneyZcc0[R١z|zv7_m:_n]a?osS3~j^ hD.a_X'KfBX6w wݶ"Oa:,bvhrWH[uCF-Xfc}>x+Rz)2N-B 7y^٨;[/vg? | |2Sve}=o䑰j[vWjF0{굦?VI~}xM(_TlG__+]:#к?S} c>GŸD7 !w{S{B =x7a?oE#)+Gz:o_4Q<;n?\tt7?mGCџQGu4kņOF>F?#} hP&ђߴM#u!.СtL2^#o nIk_i.~7tr@n 1P~3?.[]=S5b߮~Yo^HFH YBi8a4iom>CKgMy*;?zqEӕ` >zB9iFzC?XF?ޟIܰ펉A}{I5ᄊx%ez#Mp@rߎpi]IOVjzuJt\۰f׺u5><,J~PTJp1)}){9N {!`/> endstream endobj 12 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 13 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 197.0117 675.3895 357.3317 687.2695 ] >> endobj 13 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews) >> endobj 14 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 15 0 R >> endobj 15 0 obj << /Length 6533 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(continued to characterise the relationship, as a result of John?s frequent selling trips and Elizabeth?s family )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(visits to Lancashire. But John?s career thrived ? having already established his own business in his early 20s, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(he entered into a mercantile partnership with a former employee, Henry Crane, in 1815, which proved both )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(long-lived and lucrative. He died a rich man in 1858.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(John Shaw?s life, though materially successful, was hardly unique at a time of rapid commercial )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(development. As such, it might seem appropriate, even conventional, subject matter for Andrew Popp?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(excellent new book, )] TJ ET BT 133.328 698.933 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Entrepreneurial Families)] TJ ET BT 255.656 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. But this is no conventional business history. Popp?s goal is to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(develop a new kind of business history, one which presents economic concerns not as independent of, but as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(inextricably linked to ? and in some senses subservient to ? the family. His ultimate ambition is to ?reclaim )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(entrepreneurship? as an intensely human, perhaps even humane, art? \(p. 2\). Central to his approach is the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(idea of John and Elizabeth?s relationship as an ?unlimited partnership? in which love and marriage fused )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(with entrepreneurship and economic decision-making \(p. 4\). Existing analytical categories employed by )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historians ? public versus private, economic versus non-economic, efficient versus affective ? are entirely )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(inadequate to capture this process.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The physical distance which separated John and Elizabeth both during their courtship and through much of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(their marriage, though a source of great sadness to the couple, is a boon for the historian: the letters they )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(exchanged during these periods of separation constitute the raw material for this study. Over 100 letters )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(between John and Elizabeth survive, and these are supplemented with another 100 or so letters between )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(members of the Shaw and Wilkinson families. Social historians have been mining correspondence for some )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(time for all kinds of insights into gender roles and relations, but business historians, according to Popp, have )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(rarely used letters as anything more than straightforward records of fact. Appropriately, then, he spends )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(some time justifying and explaining his methodology, displaying great sensitivity to the ways in which )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(letters were written and received in an age when they were a central strategy for ?combating absence? \(p. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(12\). Sometimes the letters surprise as much by what they exclude as what they include. Historians looking )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(for running commentaries on the great events and trends of late Georgian Britain ? war, industrialisation, the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(factory system, political reform ? will come away disappointed: Elizabeth?s ?breathless? reportage on local )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Luddite disturbances in 1812 is a rare exception \(p. 113\). But the author is more interested in the inner lives )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of his subjects, and while fully aware of the limitations of the letters as historical sources, he is also eloquent )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(on their strengths, viewing them as essentially different from other forms of life writing such as diaries and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(memoirs due to their ?relational? nature \(they involve two or more people\), and their richness and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(immediacy \(p. 6\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Indeed, the letters provide much material relevant to current debates on the nature of companionate marriage )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in Georgian Britain. Though Elizabeth seemingly accepted the subordinate role marriage accorded women, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(informing her suitor that ?I will never be inclined to dispute the mastership with you \(it will be put out of my )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(power in the Church\)?, power dynamics in the relationship were more subtle than this acceptance suggests )] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(p. 52\). Her early letters effectively set out the terms of the marriage, and reveal her to be far from docile or )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(submissive. In one, she explained to John that)] TJ ET BT 64.016 208.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(a command will not go half so far with a woman as an intreaty )] TJ ET BT 367.304 208.997 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [([sic] )] TJ ET BT 392.972 208.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(? but I hope your curiosity )] TJ ET BT 64.016 194.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(will not lead you so far out of the beaten path \(p. 54\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 156.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(At the same time, the letters divulge much more than simply Philip Larkin?s ?wrangle for a ring?: we sense )] TJ ET BT 34.016 142.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(John?s intense passion for Elizabeth, and her slower-burning but no less profound affection for him. After a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 127.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(few months of marriage, Elizabeth wrote to her absent husband that:)] TJ ET BT 64.016 89.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(I thought I knew what absence was before I was married but I believe I never knew rightly what )] TJ ET BT 64.016 75.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(it was till now ? I feel as if part of [my]self was torn from me \(p. 55\).)] TJ ET endstream endobj 16 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 17 0 R >> endobj 17 0 obj << /Length 6689 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 784.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Their married life confounds simplistic notions of ?separate spheres?. Elizabeth, as part of a shop-keeping )] TJ ET BT 34.016 770.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(family, always imagined that she would play a role in her husband?s business. Her main wish when John )] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(was searching for a marital home was that it would not be too distant from the warehouse. And so, her early )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(post-marriage letters are full of references to business, keeping John informed of the progress of trade during )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(his long absences. Her role went beyond mere retailer of news and included active participation in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(business, such as dealing with agents and workmen and handling payments: in one letter, John refers to her )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?Treasuryship? \(p. 89\). Though her involvement diminished when Crane matured into his role as partner ? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and when the demands of childrearing set in ? it did not cease altogether.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 658.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(If Elizabeth felt a pull towards the business, then John gravitated towards the home. Never fully reconciled )] TJ ET BT 34.016 644.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to the peripatetic existence of a commercial traveller, his letters reveal an aching longing for the ?pleasures )] TJ ET BT 34.016 629.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and enjoyments of home? \(p. 84\). And when the roles were reversed, with John at home and Elizabeth )] TJ ET BT 34.016 615.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(visiting family or friends, home provided some comfort, but was not the same:)] TJ ET BT 64.016 577.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(It appears now my Dear Girl a long time since I saw you. I do assure you being at home when )] TJ ET BT 64.016 563.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(you are away is very different to being on a journey ? but coming into one meals )] TJ ET BT 454.280 563.141 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [([sic])] TJ ET BT 476.948 563.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( and all )] TJ ET BT 64.016 548.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(other parts of the days without seeing you does appear so strange and uncomfortable that I could )] TJ ET BT 64.016 534.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(not live alone again for a trifle \(p. 85\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 496.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(This was a couple who shared everything, who depended on each other emotionally and professionally. Popp )] TJ ET BT 34.016 482.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(seems fully justified when he concludes that although Elizabeth ?could not enter into a formal partnership )] TJ ET BT 34.016 467.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(with her husband ? the partnership she did enjoy with him was far more profound and unlimited? \(p. 90\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 441.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Wider family imperatives also shaped the firm?s development. The collapse of Anglo-Indian merchant )] TJ ET BT 34.016 427.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(houses in Calcutta in the early 1830s created an unexpected opportunity for expansion into international )] TJ ET BT 34.016 413.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(trade which Shaw and Crane seized, with great success. Popp argues, however, that the taking of this risk )] TJ ET BT 34.016 398.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(cannot be explained in just pecuniary terms: ?it was also a vehicle for renewal at the level of both individuals )] TJ ET BT 34.016 384.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and families?, giving the partners ?a redoubled stimulus to enterprise and exertion?, and providing )] TJ ET BT 34.016 370.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(employment opportunities for the next generation of Shaws and Cranes \(p. 73\). Indeed, when Elizabeth and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 356.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(John?s eldest son came of age, he was dispatched to India, but tragically died of tropical fever soon after )] TJ ET BT 34.016 341.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(arriving. Yet this outcome, Popp argues, should not obscure the fact that ?[t]rade sustained rather than )] TJ ET BT 34.016 327.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(supplanted life. Family and friends were not there to be leveraged for advantage?; rather business ? and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 313.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(business networks ? existed to service the relationships which mattered the most \(p. 110\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 287.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(One question which might reasonably be asked is whether the source base is sufficiently substantial to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 272.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sustain the author?s ambitions. The personal correspondence is supplemented by the business archives of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 258.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(John Shaw and Sons and other related firms, but a problem remains: though Elizabeth and John?s letters )] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(range over a long period ? 1811 to 1839 ? covering courtship to middle age, Popp admits in an endnote that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(no letters survive from the last 19 years of their marriage. This gives their story an incomplete feel, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 215.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(although John?s will is analysed in detail, we do not discover when Elizabeth died. The author is always )] TJ ET BT 34.016 201.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(perceptive and resourceful when handling the fragmentary evidence, but there is an occasional feeling that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 187.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the material is being stretched: some quotations, even long ones, appear more than once in the book. Would )] TJ ET BT 34.016 172.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(other sources have shed further light on these lives? Popp finds only occasional references to share )] TJ ET BT 34.016 158.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ownership in the letters, suggesting that the couple were not particularly involved in the associational culture )] TJ ET BT 34.016 144.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of Georgian England. But has he scoured the shareholder registers of local joint-stock companies \(do they )] TJ ET BT 34.016 130.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(survive?\) to discover how frequently the Shaw and Wilkinson names appear there? Given that this is a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 115.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(relatively slender volume \(the main text runs to just 140 pages\), some of the extra insights contained in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 101.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(substantial endnotes \(36 pages\) could usefully have been incorporated into the main text to flesh out some of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 87.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the arguments.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The publishers have not served the author well in that there are large numbers of typographical errors )] TJ ET endstream endobj 18 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 20 0 R 22 0 R ] /Contents 19 0 R >> endobj 19 0 obj << /Length 3485 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(throughout the text; there are also some transcription inconsistencies between quotes which appear more )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(than once. Despite this, the book is appealingly written and jargon-free, and Popp?s deep respect for, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sensitivity towards, the subjects of his study is manifest. Moreover, the author is alert to the implications of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(his findings for recent work on gender and the family by historians such as Margot Finn, Eleanor Gordon, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Gwyneth Nair, John Tosh, and Amanda Vickery, and as such, the book is as much a contribution to social )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(history as it is to business history. Historians working in both fields will find much here to interest and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(engage them.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Though Popp has published several articles based on the Wilkinson-Shaw archives, this book in no sense )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(duplicates his previous work: its scope is far wider than that. His research has rescued two fascinating )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Georgian lives from obscurity, a mission sealed by his forthcoming entry for the couple in the )] TJ ET BT 487.628 656.165 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Oxford )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Dictionary of National Biography)] TJ ET BT 197.024 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. More importantly, in this charming study he has succeeded in his aim of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(humanising business history, and the implications of his approach are profound. Popp convincingly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(demonstrates that real lives do not fit the neat categories created by historians, and to recognise the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?porosity? of the boundaries between these categories poses the challenge of developing new ways of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(thinking and writing about entrepreneurial lives \(p. 86\). 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