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The Political Economy of Empire in the Early Modern World


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Oktober 2013

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This collection of essays draws on fresh readings of classic texts as well as rigorous research in the archives of Europe's greatest imperial power. Its contributors paint a powerful picture of the nature and implementation of political economy in the long eighteenth century, from the East to the West Indies.

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Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Foreword: Of Empire and Political Economy; Richard Drayton Introduction: The Political Economy of Empire; Sophus Reinert and Pernille Røge PART I: THEORISING THE EARLY MODERN EMPIRE
1. An Empire of Trade Commercial Reason of State in Seventeenth-Century Holland; Jan Hartman and Arthur Weststeijn
2. A Natural Order of Empire: The Physiocratic Vision of Colonial France after the Seven Years War; Pernille Røge
3. Adam Smith on American Economic Development and the Future of the European Atlantic Empires; Thomas Hopkins
4. Views from the South: Images of Britain and its Empire in Portuguese and Spanish Political Economic Discourse, c. 1740-1810; Gabriel Paquette
5. The Empire of Emulation: A Quantitative Analysis of Economic Translations in the European World, 1500-1849; Sophus Reinert PART II: IMPERIAL EXPERIENCES
6. War, Peace, and the Rise of the London Stock Market; Giles Parkinson
7. The Impact of Gifts and Trade: Georgia Colonists and Yamacraw Indians in the Colonial American Southeast; Claire Levenson
8. Retrenchment, Reform and the Practice of Military-Fiscalism in the Early East India Company State; James Lees
9. How Feeding Slaves Shaped the French Atlantic: Mercantilism and the Crisis of Food Provisioning in the Franco-Caribbean during the 17th and 18th Centuries; Bertie Mandelblatt Bibliography Index ?

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Edited By Sophus Reinert and Pernille Røge

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EAN: 9780230230644
ISBN: 0230230644
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Imperial and Post-Co'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2013
Seitenanzahl: 241 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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