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Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series

The Political Economy of Empire in the Early Modern World

Editors: Reinert, S., Røge, P. (Eds.)

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This collection of essays draws on fresh readings of classic texts as well as rigorous research in the archives of Europe's greatest imperial power. Its contributors paint a powerful picture of the nature and implementation of political economy in the long eighteenth century, from the East to the West Indies.

About the authors

Sophus A. Reinert is Assistant Professor of Business Administration in the Business, Government, and the International Economy unit at Harvard Business School, USA. He has published widely on the history of political economy and is the author of Translating Empire: Emulation and the Origins of Political Economy (2011).

 
Pernille Røge is Assistant Professor in French and French Imperial History at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. She was a Research Fellow and College Lecturer in History at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge from 2009 to 2012. She has published widely on eighteenth-century French political economy and empire.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Introduction: The Political Economy of Empire

    Pages 1-7

    Reinert, Sophus A. (et al.)

  • An Empire of Trade: Commercial Reason of State in Seventeenth-Century Holland

    Pages 11-31

    Hartman, Jan (et al.)

  • A Natural Order of Empire: The Physiocratic Vision of Colonial France after the Seven Years’ War

    Pages 32-52

    Røge, Pernille

  • Adam Smith on American Economic Development and the Future of the European Atlantic Empires

    Pages 53-75

    Hopkins, Thomas

  • Views from the South: Images of Britain and Its Empire in Portuguese and Spanish Political Economic Discourse, ca. 1740–1810

    Pages 76-104

    Paquette, Gabriel

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Political Economy of Empire in the Early Modern World
Editors
  • S. Reinert
  • P. Røge
Series Title
Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-31555-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137315557
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-23064-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31159-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 241
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