The Market Revolution in America: Social, Political, and Religious Expressions, 1800-1880 / Edition 1

The Market Revolution in America: Social, Political, and Religious Expressions, 1800-1880 / Edition 1

by Melvyn Stokes
     
 

ISBN-10: 081391650X

ISBN-13: 9780813916507

Pub. Date: 05/28/1996

Publisher: University of Virginia

Contributors explore the impact of an expanding market on economic and social institutions, household arrangements, political practice and ideology, and cultural patterns.  See more details below

Overview

Contributors explore the impact of an expanding market on economic and social institutions, household arrangements, political practice and ideology, and cultural patterns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813916507
Publisher:
University of Virginia
Publication date:
05/28/1996
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
847,484
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1The Consequences of the Market Revolution in the American North23
2Slavery and Development in a Dual Economy: The South and the Market Revolution43
3Home Life and the Morality of the Market74
4Free Labor and Nineteenth-Century Political Ideology99
5Free Labor, Wage Labor, and the Slave Power: Republicanism and the Republican Party in the 1850s128
6The Market Revolution and the Transformation of American Politics, 1801-1837149
7The Crisis of Commercialization: National Political Alignments and the Market Revolution, 1819-1844177
8Slavery, Antislavery, and Jacksonian Democracy202
9From Center to Periphery: The Market Revolution and Major-Party Conflict, 1835-1880224
10The Market Revolution and the Shaping of Identity in Whig-Jacksonian America259
11"Antinomians" and "Arminians": Methodists and the Market Revolution282
12Capitalism and Democracy in American Historical Mythology311
Conclusion331
Contributors337
Index339

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