American Capitalism: New Histories (Columbia Studies in the by Sven Beckert PDF

By Sven Beckert

ISBN-10: 0231185243

ISBN-13: 9780231185240

the U.S. has lengthy epitomized capitalism. From its enterprising shopkeepers, wildcat banks, violent slave plantations, and raucous commodities alternate to its world-spanning multinationals, its gigantic factories, and the centripetal energy of latest York on this planet of finance, the US has formed political economic climate for 2 centuries and extra. yet an realizing of “capitalism” is as elusive because it is pressing. What does it suggest to make capitalism an issue of historic inquiry? what's its strength throughout a number of disciplines, along varied methodologies, and in a number geographic and chronological settings? and the way does a spotlight on capitalism switch our knowing of yankee history?

American Capitalism collects state-of-the-art learn from renowned students, sampling the newest paintings within the box. instead of a monolithic viewpoint, those broad-minded and rigorous essays enterprise new angles on finance and debt, women’s rights, slavery and political economic climate, exertions, and law, between different themes. jointly, the essays recommend rising issues within the box: a fascination with capitalism because it is made through public authority, the way it is skilled within the element of lifestyle, the way it spreads around the globe, and the way it may be reconceptualized as a discrete and quantified item. a big assertion for a wide-open box, this e-book demonstrates the breadth and scope of the paintings the historical past of capitalism can provoke.

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