Wages of Independence: Capitalism in the Early American Republic / Edition 1

Wages of Independence: Capitalism in the Early American Republic / Edition 1

by Paul A. Gilje
     
 

In this collection of essays, social and economic historians consider the rise of capitalism in the early American republic and demonstrate the centrality of common men and women as artisans, laborers, planters, and farmers in the dramatic transitions of the period.See more details below

Overview

In this collection of essays, social and economic historians consider the rise of capitalism in the early American republic and demonstrate the centrality of common men and women as artisans, laborers, planters, and farmers in the dramatic transitions of the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780945612520
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.57(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Rise of Capitalism in the Early Republic Chapter 2 The Woman Who Wasn't There: Women's Market Labor and the Transition to Capitalism in the United States Chapter 3 Markets Without a Market Revolution: Southern Planters and Capitalism Chapter 4 Rural America and the Transition to Capitalism Chapter 5 Capitalism, Industrialization, and the Factory in Post-revolutionary America Chapter 6 Artisans and Capitalist Development Chapter 7 Capitalizing Hope: Economic Thought and the Early National Economy Chapter 8 The Enemy is Us: Democratic Capitalism in the Early Republic Chapter 9 Contributors Chapter 10 Index

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