This conference explores the nature, significance, and dynamics of market practices, institutions, and cultures in comparative perspective. Leading historians with expertise spanning a broad range of contexts will explore the changing discourse, norms, and practices of exchange across the period.
Christopher Tomlins discusses,"Revulsions of Capital: The Political Law of Slavery in the Epoch of the Turner Rebellion, Virginia, 1829-1832”. Tomlin is Professor of Law at University of California, Berkeley. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Market Ethics”.
David Harris Sacks discusses,"To Winne Them by Fayre Meanes’: The Ethics of Exchange in the Making of the Early English Atlantic". Sacks is Professor of History and Humanities at Reed College. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Market Ethics”.
Robert DuPlessis discusses,"Commercial Practices at the Margins of the Merchant Economy". DuPlessis is the Isaac H. Clothier Professor Emeritus of History and International Relations at Swarthmore College. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Merchant Culture and...