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Worlds Apart: The Market and the Theater in Anglo-American Thought, 1550-1750 / Edition 1
     

Worlds Apart: The Market and the Theater in Anglo-American Thought, 1550-1750 / Edition 1

by Jean-Christophe Agnew
 

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ISBN-10: 0521379105

ISBN-13: 9780521379106

Pub. Date: 04/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Worlds Apart traces the history of our concepts of the marketplace and the theater and the ways in which these concepts are bound together. Focusing on Britain and America in the years 1550-1750, the book discusses the forms and conventions that structured both commerce and theater. Drawing on a variety of disciplines and documents, Professor Agnew illuminates one

Overview

Worlds Apart traces the history of our concepts of the marketplace and the theater and the ways in which these concepts are bound together. Focusing on Britain and America in the years 1550-1750, the book discusses the forms and conventions that structured both commerce and theater. Drawing on a variety of disciplines and documents, Professor Agnew illuminates one of the most fascinating chapters in the formation of Anglo-American market culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521379106
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgments; Prologue: commerce and culture; 1. The threshold of exchange; 2. Another nature; 3. Artificial persons; 4. The spectacle of the market; Epilogue: confidence and culture; Notes; Index.

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