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Call for papers: Big counterfactuals of macro-political history

Conference to be held at the University of Manchester Part of the CEPR Economic History programme With generous support from the Hallsworth Conference Fund, University of Manchester Date: Friday March 24, 2023 Note: This conference is expected...
From: Economic Growth in History on 23 Jun 2022

A Commercial (Neo)Colony? The Role of the Merchant Lobby in France’s Recognition of Haitian Independence

By Mary D. Lewis On May 20, 2022, the New York Times published an important series of articles on the impact of the “ransom” Haiti paid to former French planters for their losses during the Haitian Revolution.[1] As the Times made clear, the indemnity...
From: Age of Revolutions on 20 Jun 2022

Call for papers: Economic Consequences of the Age of Liberal Revolutions, 1810-1848

Conference to be held at the Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa Date: September 23, 2022 Conference title: Economic Consequences of the Age of Liberal Revolutions: 1810-48 Location: Instituto de Ciências Sociais,...
From: Economic Growth in History on 11 Mar 2022

Robert Macaire and the Code Civil: The Political Economy of French Theatre after Bonaparte

This post is a part of the 2020 Selected Papers of the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, which were edited and compiled by members of the CRE’s board alongside editors at Age of Revolutions. By Klaas Tindemans In 1823, under the restored...
From: Age of Revolutions on 28 Jan 2021

“Not Made by Slaves”: A Layman’s Political Economy of Ethical Capitalism

By Bronwen Everill Scholars tend to discuss capitalism and slavery either through slavery’s contribution to the investment capital that made industrialization possible;[1] the innovations in long-distance credit and insurance; mortgages that...
From: Age of Revolutions on 16 Oct 2020

Economistes and the Reinvention of Empire: France in the Americas and Africa, c. 1750-18

By Pernille Røge When France’s old-regime colonial empire collapsed during the French and Haitian Revolutions, it brought to fruition what Jean-Antoine Riqueti de Mirabeau had predicted as governor of Guadeloupe in 1754. Mirabeau did not...
From: Age of Revolutions on 16 Sep 2019

Golden Hill Roundtable: “Commerce is Trust”

This week at the Junto, we’ll be featuring a roundtable on Francis Spufford’s 2016 novel, Golden Hill (Faber & Faber: London, 2016). Set in colonial New York city, and written in self-conscious homage to eighteenth-century literary style,...
From: The Junto on 2 Jul 2018

Q&A with Steve Pincus, author of The Heart of the Declaration

The Junto interviews Steve Pincus, author of "The Heart of the Declaration: The Founders' Case for an Activist Government."
From: The Junto on 11 Oct 2016

Review: Steven Pincus, The Heart of the Declaration

Ken Owen reviews Steve Pincus's new book, "The Heart of the Declaration." Today's review will be followed by a Q&A with the author tomorrow.
From: The Junto on 10 Oct 2016

Building Intellectual Community at SHEAR

The Junto encourages you to apply to this year's SHEAR Graduate Research Seminars!
From: The Junto on 29 Apr 2016

Improving the Nation

In his new book, The Invention of Improvement, Paul Slack sets out to do two things: first, to trace the ‘notion of improvement’ in seventeenth-century ‘public discourse’ (vii) in England; and secondly to show how ‘the quest...
From: The History Woman's Blog on 26 Mar 2016

Q&A: Abigail Swingen, Competing Visions of Empire

Abigail Swingen is Assistant Professor of History at Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX).  She received her Ph.D. in History from the University of Chicago.  She specializes in the Early Modern British Atlantic Political Economy.  This...
From: The Junto on 7 May 2015

The Public Sphere and Early American Democracy

Thought Jürgen Habermas's 1962 book, "The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere," was mainly about how coffee-houses and newspapers changed the eighteenth-century world? Think again. It's a powerful account of how economic power became separated...
From: The Junto on 12 May 2014

Wood & Holton on the Constitution

Tom Cutterham draws attention to a recent debate between Woody Holton and Gordon Wood.
From: The Junto on 5 Nov 2013