Welcome by Steve Hindle, Opening Remarks by Simon Middleton and James E. Shaw
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.
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...