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The Rise of Economic Societies in the Eighteenth Century

Patriotic Reform in Europe and North America

Editors: Stapelbroek, K., Marjanen, J. (Eds.)

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This collection of essays explores the emergence of economic societies in the British Isles and their development into a European, American and global reform movement in the eighteenth century. Its fourteen contributions demonstrate the intellectual horizons and international networks of this widespread and influential phenomenon.

About the authors

MANUELA ALBERTONE Professor of Modern History at the University of Turin, Italy VIERI BECAGLI former Professor at the Faculty of Letters and Philosophy at the University of Florence, Italy HANS ERICH BÖDEKER Emeritus Senior Research Fellow of the Max Planck Institute for History, Göttingen and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, Germany BRIAN BONNYMAN Honorary Research Fellow at the Research Institute for Irish and Scottish Studies, UK JULIANE ENGELHARDT Assistant Professor at the Saxo-Institute of the University of Copenhagen, Denmark COLUM LECKEY Lecturer at Piedmont Virginia Community College in Charlottesville, VA, USA JAMES LIVESEY Professor of History at the University of Sussex, UK ARNO NEELE PhD from the Research Institute for History and Culture of the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands SOPHUS A. REINERT is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration in the Business, Government, and the International Economy Unit at Harvard Business School, USA JOHN SHOVLIN Associate Professor of history at New York University, USA MARTIN STUBER Research Coordinator of the Institute of History at the University of Bern, Switzerland REGULA WYSS PhD from the Institute of History of the University of Bern, Switzerland

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Political Economy, Patriotism and the Rise of Societies

    Stapelbroek, Koen (et al.)

    Pages 1-25

  • Agrarian Patriotism and the Landed Interest: The Scottish ‘Society of Improvers in the Knowledge of Agriculture’, 1723–1746

    Bonnyman, Brian

    Pages 26-51

  • A Kingdom of Cosmopolitan Improvers: The Dublin Society, 1731–1798

    Livesey, James

    Pages 52-72

  • The Society of Brittany and the Irish Economic Model: International Competition and the Politics of Provincial Development

    Shovlin, John

    Pages 73-95

  • The Georgofili of Florence, 1753–1783: From ‘perfect anarchy’ to Royal Academy

    Becagli, Vieri

    Pages 96-129

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Rise of Economic Societies in the Eighteenth Century
Book Subtitle
Patriotic Reform in Europe and North America
Editors
  • K. Stapelbroek
  • J. Marjanen
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-26525-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137265258
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-35417-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34630-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 398
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