Episodes
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”.
Published 11/15/14
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”.
Published 11/15/14
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 Practices”.
Published 11/15/14
Pierre Gervais discusses,"In Union there was Strength: Eighteenth-century Merchant Profitmaking and the Role of Partnerships". Gervais is Professor of English at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Merchant Culture and Practices”.
Published 11/15/14
Jeffrey Sklansky discusses,"John Wise and the Natural Law of Commerce". Sklansky is Professor of History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Cultures of Capital”.
Published 11/15/14
Dr. Craig Muldrew discusses,"Concepts of Capital: The Emergence of an Idea in England and Scotland, 1650-1800". Dr. Muldrew is Faculty of History at the University of Cambridge. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Cultures of Capital”.
Published 11/15/14
James Davis discusses,"The Ethics of Arbitrage and Forestalling Across the Late Medieval World". Davis is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at Queen's University, Belfast. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Comparing Ethics and Institutions”.
Published 11/14/14
Dr. Peter Stabel discusses,"Guilds or No Guilds. Is this the question? Market Ethics, Associational Life, and Economic Regulation in the Medieval City, Europe, and the Islamic World Compared". Dr. Stabel is Professor of History at the University of Antwerp. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Comparing Ethics and Institutions”.
Published 11/14/14
Nuala Zahedieh discusses, "Jamaica, Jewish Merchants, and Spanish American Markets, 1655-1730s". Zahedieh is Reader of Economic and Social History at the University of Edinburgh. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Market Regulation”.
Published 11/14/14
Martha Howell discusses, "Whose ‘common good’? Parisian Market Regulation and the Corporatist Ethic, ca. 1300-1800". Howell is Professor of History at Columbia University. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Market Regulation”.
Published 11/14/14
Daniel Vickers discusses, "What Makes a Commodity? An Eighteenth-century American Farmer Decides". Vickers is Professor of History at the University of British Columbia. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Microeconomics of Credit”.
Published 11/14/14
Steve Hindle welcomes participants and attendees to the "Markets, Law, & Ethics (1300-1832)" conference, held at the Huntington Library on November 14-15, 2014. Hindle is the W. M. Keck Foundation Director of Research at The Huntington. Opening remarks are made by Simon Middleton and James E. Shaw. Both Middleton and Shaw are History professors at The University of Sheffield.
Published 11/14/14