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Mercantilism reimagined political economy in early modern Britain and its empire

Mercantilism reimagined political economy in early modern Britain and its empire

Author: Philip J Stern; Carl Wennerlind
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Rethinking Mercantilism brings together a group of young early modern British and European historians to investigate what use the concept "mercantilism" might still hold for both scholars and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip J Stern; Carl Wennerlind
ISBN: 9780199988532 0199988536
OCLC Number: 901497276
Description: 403 p.
Contents: List of Contributors ; Acknowledgments ; Introduction-Philip J. Stern and Carl Wennerlind ; Part 1: Circulation ; 1. Population: Modes of Seventeenth-Century Demographic Thought, Ted McCormick ; 2. Labor: Employment, Colonial Servitude, and Slavery in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic, Abigail Swingen ; 3. Money: Hartlibian Political Economy and the New Culture of Credit, Carl Wennerlind ; Part 2: Knowledge ; 4. Epistemology: Expertise and Knowledge in the World of Commerce, Thomas Leng ; 5. Natural History and Improvement: The Case of Tobacco, Fredrik Albritton Jonsson ; 6. Cameralism: A German Alternative to Mercantilism, Andre Wakefield ; Part 3: Institutions ; 7. Corporations: Humanism and Elizabethan Political Economy, Henry S. Turner ; 8. Companies: Monopoly, Sovereignty, and the British East Indies, Philip J. Stern ; 9. The Church: Anglicanism and the Nationalization of Maritime Space, Brent S. Sirota ; 10. Pirates and Smugglers: Political Economy in the Red Atlantic, Niklas Frykman ; Part 4: Regulation ; 11. Polycentric States: The Spanish Reigns and the "Failures" of Mercantilism, Regina Grafe ; 12. Financial Markets: The Limits of Economic Regulation in Early Modern England, Anne L. Murphy ; 13. Consumption: Commercial Demand and the Challenges to Regulatory Power in Eighteenth-Century Ireland, ; Martyn J. Powell ; Part 5: Conflict ; 14. War and Peace: Trade, International Competition, and Political Economy, John Shovlin ; 15. Neutrality: Atlantic Shipping in and after the Anglo-Dutch Wars, Victor Enthoven ; 16. Rivalry: Greatness in Early Modern Political Economy, Sophus A. Reinert ; Afterword: From Mercantilism to Macroeconomics-Craig Muldrew ; Index
Responsibility: Philip J. Stern [edit.]; Carl Wennerlind [edit.].


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The eighteen essays in Merchantilism Re-imagined make very clear the multifaceted nature of political economy in early modern Britain, both in terms of ideas and practise. Some of the essays argue Read more...

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