The Monied Metropolis: New York City and the Consolidation of the American Bourgeoisie, 1850-1896

The Monied Metropolis: New York City and the Consolidation of the American Bourgeoisie, 1850-1896

by Sven Beckert
     
 

This book, first published in 2001, is a comprehensive history of nineteenth-century New York City's powerful economic elite.See more details below

Overview

This book, first published in 2001, is a comprehensive history of nineteenth-century New York City's powerful economic elite.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521790390
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2013
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Manners, Fortunes, Politics: 1. Accumulating capital; 2. Negotiating the New Metropolis; 3. The politics of capital; Part II. Reluctant Revolutionaries: 4. Bourgeois New Yorkers go to war; 5. The spoils of victory; 6. Reconstructing New York; Part III: 7. Democracy in the Age of Capital; 8. A Bourgeois world; 9. The rights of labor, the rights of property; 10. The power of capital and the crisis of legitimacy; Epilogue.

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