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Culture of the Market Historical Essays

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ISBN-10: 0521564786

ISBN-13: 9780521564786

Edition: 1996

Authors: Thomas L. Haskell, Richard F. Teichgraeber

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The thirteen essays collected in this volume provide various perspectives on the meanings that different individuals and social groups have attached to their experience of the market.
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Book details

List price: $62.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/13/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 556
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694

List of contributors
Introduction: the culture of the market
Market Regimes Old and New
The ruling class in the market place: nobles and money in early modern France
Territorial gardens: the control of land in seventeenth-century French formal gardens
Money, equality, fraternity: freemasonry and the social order in eighteenth-century Europe
Market culture, reckless passion and the Victorian reconstruction of punishment
Personality and Authority in the Age of Capital
New cultural heroes in the early national period
Preserving 'the natural equality of rank and influence' liberalism, republicanism and equality of condition in Jacksonian politics
Banking on language: the currency of Alexander Bryan Johnson
The Lens of 'High' Culture
An entrepreneur in spite of himself: Edgar Degas and the market
A Yankee Diogenes: Thoreau and the market
Need and honour in Balzac's Pere Goriot: reflections on a vision of laissez-faire society
Agency and Structure
The reformist dimensions of Talcott Parsons's early social theory
The strange career of The Lonely Crowd: or the antinomies of autonomy
Persons as uncaused causes: John Stuart Mill, The Spirit of Capitalism, and the 'invention'of formalism