Hamilton Unbound: Finance and the Creation of the American Republic

Hamilton Unbound: Finance and the Creation of the American Republic

by Robert E. Wright

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275978167
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/30/2002
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile: 1500L (what's this?)

About the Author

ROBERT E. WRIGHT is Lecturer in Economics at the University of Virginia. He is the author of The Origins of Commercial Banking in America, 1750-1800 (2001), and The Wealth of Nations Rediscovered: Integration and Expansion in American Financial Markets, 1780-1850 (2002).

Table of Contents

Introduction

Interest Rates and the Coming of the American Revolution

Early U.S. Constitutions as Solutions to the Principal-Agent Problem

Financial Development, Economic Growth, and Political Stability

Banks and the "Revolution" of 1800

Credit Analysis and the Prevalence of Dueling

Financial Markets and the Subjugation of Women

Postscript

References

Index

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