Friday, March 16, 2012

WMQ Publishes Forum on Mercantilism

Early modernist readers may be interested in a Forum called "Rethinking Mercantilism," published in the January 2012 issue of the William & Mary Quarterly. Contents include:
Steve Pincus, “Rethinking Mercantilism: Political Economy, the British Empire, and the Atlantic World in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries”

Cathy Matson, “Imperial Political Economy: An Ideological Debate and Shifting Practices
Christian J. Koot, “Balancing Center and Periphery”
Susan D. Amussen, “Political Economy and Imperial Practice”
Trevor Burnard, “Making a Whig Empire Work: Transatlantic Politics and the Imperial Economy in Britain and British America”
Margaret Ellen Newell, “Putting the “Political” Back in Political Economy (This Is Not Your Parents’ Mercantilism)”
Steve Pincus, “Reconfiguring the British Empire”
Full access to articles requires a subscription, but those interested can read an abstract of the introduction.
   The same issue also contains Farley Grubb's article on “State Redemption of the Continental Dollar, 1779-90” (abstract here).